Free Evaluation

April 2013




Employment-Based

All Charge-Ability Areas Except Those Listed

China - mainland born India Mexico Philippines
1st Current Current Current Current Current
2nd Current April 1st 2008 September 1st 2004 Current Current
3rd July 1st 2007 April 22nd 2007 December 8th 2002 July 1st 2007 September 8th 2006
Other Workers July 1st 2007 August 1st 2003 December 8th 2002 July 1st 2007 September 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 March 8th 2006 March 8th 2006 March 8th 2006 August 1st 1993 February 15th 1999
F2A December 15th 2010 December 15th 2010 December 15th 2010 December 1st 2010 December 15th 2010
F2B April 8th 2005 April 8th 2005 April 8th 2005 February 22nd 1993 July 15th 2002
F3 July 22nd 2002 July 22nd 2002 July 22nd 2002 March 22nd 1993 October 1st 1992
F4 May 1st 2001 May 1st 2001 May 1st 2001 September 1st 1996 August 15th 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