Free Evaluation

October 2013


Employment-Based

All Charge-ability Areas Except Those Listed

China - mainland born India Mexico Philippines
1st Current Current Current Current Current
2nd Current September 15th 2008 June 15th 2008 Current Current
3rd July 1st 2010 July 1st 2010 September 22nd 2003 July 1st 2010 December 15th 2006
Other Workers July 1st 2010 September 22nd 2004 September 22nd 2003 July 1st 2010 December 15th 2006
4th Current Current Current Current Current
Certain Religious Workers Current Current Current Current Current

5thTargeted Employment Areas/Regional Centersand 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 October 1st 2006 October 1st 2006 October 1st 2006 September 22nd 1993 June 1st 2001
F2A September 8th 2013 September 8th 2013 September 8th 2013 September 1st 2013 September 8th 2013
F2B March 1st 2006 March 1st 2006 March 1st 2006 March 8th 1994 February 8th 2003
F3 January 22nd 2003 January 22nd 2003 January 22nd 2003 May 22nd 1993 January 1st 1993
F4 August 8th 2001 August 8th 2001 August 8th 2001 October 15th 1996 March 22nd 1990

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