Free Evaluation

September 2011




Sept 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 22nd 2005 July 15th 2004 July 8th 2002 November 22nd 2005 November 22nd 2005
Other Workers August 1st 2005 April 22nd 2003 June 1st 2002 August 1st 2005 August 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 15th 1993 November 1st 1996
F2A December 1st 2008 December 1st 2008 December 1st 2008 September 22nd 2008 December 1st 2008
F2B July 1st 2003 July 1st 2003 July 1st 2003 November 1st 1992 March 22nd 2001
F3 August 22nd 2001 August 22nd 2001 August 22nd 2001 November 22nd 1992 May 15th 1992
F4 April 15th 2000 April 15th 2000 April 15th 2000 March 22nd 1996 July 8th 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