Free Evaluation

August 2011




Aug 2011

Employment- Based

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

1st

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

2nd

Current

April 15th 2007

April 15th 2007

Current

Current

3rd

November 1st 2005 July 8th 2004 June 1st 2002 November 1st 2005 November 1st 2005

Other Workers

May 1st 2005 April 22nd 2003 June 1st 2002 May 1st 2005 May 1st 2005

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

July 22nd 2008 July 22nd 2008 July 22nd 2008 June 1st 2008

July 22nd 2008

F2B

July 1st 2003 July 1st 2003 July 1st 2003 October 1st 1992 December 1st 2000

F3

August 22nd 2001 August 22nd 2001 August 22nd 2001 November 15th 1992 April 1st 1992

F4

April 8th 2000 April 8th 2000 April 8th 2000 March 8th 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