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Visa Bulletin May 2015

FAMILY-SPONSORED PREFERENCES

First: (F1) Unmarried Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens: 23,400 plus any numbers not required for fourth preference.

Second: Spouses and Children, and Unmarried Sons and Daughters of Permanent

Residents: 114,200, plus the number (if any) by which the worldwide family preference level exceeds 226,000, plus any unused first preference numbers:

  1. (F2A) Spouses and Children of Permanent Residents: 77% of the overall second preference limitation, of which 75% are exempt from the per-country limit;
  2. (F2B) Unmarried Sons and Daughters (21 years of age or older) of Permanent Residents: 23% of the overall second preference limitation.

Third: (F3) Married Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens: 23,400, plus any numbers not required by first and second preferences.

Fourth: (F4) Brothers and Sisters of Adult U.S. Citizens: 65,000, plus any numbers not required by first three preferences.

Family Sponsored All Charge-

ability Areas

Except Those Listed

CHINA- mainland born India Mexico Philippines
F1 15AUG07 15AUG07 15AUG07 08NOV94 01FEB05
F2 01SEP13 01SEP13 01SEP13 08AUG13 01SEP13
F2B 15SEP08 15SEP08 15SEP08 01APR95 22APR04
F3 22FEB04 22FEB04 22FEB04 15APR94 15AUG93
F4 01AUG02 01AUG02 01AUG02 15JUL97 22OCT91

EMPLOYMENT-BASED PREFERENCES

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.

Employment-

Based

All Charge-

ability Areas

Except Those Listed

CHINA- mainland born India Mexico Philippines
EB-1 C C C C C
EB-2 C 01JUN12 15APR08 C C
EB-3 01JAN15 01MAY11 15JAN04 01JAN15 01JUL07
EB-3 Other Workers 01JAN15 15NOV05 15JAN04 01JAN15 01JUL07
EB-4 C C C C C
EB-5 C 01MAY13 C C C

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