Free Evaluation

July 2011




July 2011

Employment- Based

All Charge-Ability Areas Except Those Listed China: Mainland Born India Mexico Philippines

1st

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

2nd

Current

March 8th 2007

March 8th 2007

Current

Current

3rd

October 8th 2005

July 1st 2004

May 1st 2002

July 1st 2005

October 8th 2005

Other Workers

November 22nd 2004

April 22nd 2003

May 1st 2002

November 22nd 2004

November 22nd 2004

4th

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

Certain Religious Workers

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

5th
Targeted Employment Areas/ Regional Centers and Pilot Programs

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

First: Priority Workers: 28.6% of the worldwide employment-based preference level, plus any numbers not required for fourth and fifth preferences.

Second: Members of the Professions Holding Advanced Degrees or Persons of Exceptional Ability: 28.6% of the worldwide employment-based preference level, plus any numbers not required by first preference.

Third: Skilled Workers, Professionals, and Other Workers: 28.6% of the worldwide level, plus any numbers not required by first and second preferences, not more than 10,000 of which to "*Other Workers".

Fourth: Certain Special Immigrants: 7.1% of the worldwide level.

Fifth: Employment Creation: 7.1% of the worldwide level, not less than 3,000 of which reserved for investors in a targeted rural or high-unemployment area, and 3,000 set aside for investors in regional centers by Sec. 610 of Pub. L. 102-395.

Family- Sponsored

All Charge-Ability Areas Except Those Listed

China: Mainland Born

India

Mexico

Philippines

F1

May 1st 2004

May 1st 2004

May 1st 2004

March 8th 1993

April 15th 1996

F2A

March 22nd 2008

March 22nd 2008

March 22nd 2008

February 15th 2008

March 22nd 2008

F2B

July 1st 2003

July 1st 2003

July 1st 2003

September 22nd 1992

September 22nd 2000

F3

July 15th 2001

July 15th 2001

July 15th 2001

November 15th 1992

March 22nd 1992

F4

March 8th 2000

March 8th 2000

March 8th 2000

March 1st 1996

May 15th 1988

First: (F1) Unmarried Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens

Second: Spouses and Children, and Unmarried Sons and Daughters of Permanent Residents

A. (F2A) Spouses and Children of Permanent Residents

B. (F2B) Unmarried Sons and Daughters (21 years of age or older) of Permanent Residents

Third: (F3) Married Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens

Fourth: (F4) Brothers and Sisters of Adult U.S. Citizens