Free Evaluation

August 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 2009 Unavailable Unavailable January 1st 2009 January 1st 2009
3rd September 8th 2006 November 8th 2005 October 1st 2002 September 8th 2006 June 15th 2006
Other Workers September 8th 2006 June 15th 2003 October 1st 2002 September 8th 2006 June 8th 2006
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 August 1st 2005 August 1st 2005 August 1st 2005 June 8th 1993 March 1st 1994
F2A March 15th 2010 March 15th 2010 March 15th 2010 1st of March 10  March 15th 2010
F2B June 22nd 2004 June 22nd 2004 June 22nd 2004 August 22nd 1992 January 1st 2002
F3 May 1st 2002 May 1st 2002 May 1st 2002 January 22nd 1993 July 22nd 1992
F4 February 15th 2001 January 8th 2001 February 15th 2001 June 15th 1996 February 1st 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