Free Evaluation

January 2014


Employment-Based

All Charge-ability Areas Except Those Listed

China - mainland born India Mexico Philippines
1st Current Current Current Current Current
2nd Current December 8th 2008 November 15th 2004 Current Current
3rd April 1st 2012 April 1st 2012 September 1st 2003 April 1st 2012 February 15th 2007
Other Workers April 1st 2012 April 1st 2012 September 1st 2003 April 1st 2012 February 15th 2007
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 December 8th 2006 December 8th 2006 December 8th 2006 September 22nd 1993 July 1st 2001
F2A September 8th 2013 September 8th 2013 September 8th 2013 September 1st 2013 September 8th 2013
F2B June 1st 2006 June 1st 2006 June 1st 2006 April 1st 1994 May 1st 2003
F3 April 15th 2003 April 15th 2003 April 15th 2003 June 1st 1993 February 1st 1993
F4 October 1st 2001 October 1st 2001 October 1st 2001 November 1st 1996 July 1st 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