Free Evaluation

October 2012




Employment-Based

All Charge-Ability Areas Except Those Listed

China: Mainland Born India Mexico Philippines
1st Current Current Current Current Current
2nd January 1st 2012 July 15th 2007 September 1st 2004 January 1st 2012 January 1st 2012
3rd October 22nd 2006 February 8th 2006 October 15th 2002 October 22nd 2006 August 1st 2006
Other Workers October 22nd 2006 June 22nd 2003 October 15th 2002 October 22nd 2006 August 1st 2006
4th Current Current Current Current Current
Certain Religious Workers Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable

5th
Targeted
Employment
Areas/
Regional Centers

Current Current Current Current Current

5th Pilot Programs

Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable

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 October 8th 2005 October 8th 2005 October 8th 2005 June 15th 1993 April 1st 1996
F2A June 1st 2010 June 1st 2010 June 1st 2010 15th of May 10  June 1st 2010
F2B September 15th 2004 September 15th 2004 September 15th 2004 October 1st 1992 January 22nd 2002
F3 May 22nd 2002 May 22nd 2002 May 22nd 2002 February 8th 1993 July 22nd 1992
F4 March 15th 2001 February 15th 2001 March 15th 2001 June 22nd 1996 February 8th 1989

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