Free Evaluation

September 2013


Employment-Based

All Charge-ability Areas Except Those Listed

China - mainland born India Mexico Philippines
1st Current Current Current Current Current
2nd Current August 8th 2008 June 15th 2008 Current Current
3rd July 1st 2010 July 1st 2010 September 22nd 2003 July 1st 2010 December 1st 2006
Other Workers July 1st 2010 June 15th 2004 September 22nd 2003 July 1st 2010 December 1st 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 September 15th 2006 September 15th 2006 September 15th 2006 September 8th 1993 May 8th 2001
F2A Current Current Current Current Current
F2B February 15th 2006 February 15th 2006 February 15th 2006 February 22nd 1994 January 22nd 2003
F3 January 22nd 2003 January 22nd 2003 January 22nd 2003 May 15th 1993 December 22nd 1992
F4 July 22nd 2001 July 22nd 2001 July 22nd 2001 October 8th 1996 February 15th 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