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Thursday, 10 November 2011 11:36

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Family-based categories:

  • First (F1): This preference is for unmarried sons and daughters of US citizens (21 years of age and older).
    • The priority dates for China, India and “Other Countries” have progressed approximately one month.
    • There is slight movement in this category for Mexico.
    • The priority date for Philippines has progressed approximately one month.

  • Second (F2): 
    • A. (F2A) This preference is for spouses and children (under 21 years of age) of legal permanent residents. 
      • The priority dates for China, India, Philippines and "Other Countries" have progressed approximately one month.
      • The priority date for Mexico has progressed approximately two months.
    • B. (F2B) This preference is for unmarried sons and daughters (21 years of age or older) of legal permanent residents. 
      • There is slight movement in this category for China, India and "Other Countries".
      • The priority date for Mexico remains the same.
      • The priority date for the Philippines has progressed one month.

  • Third (F3): This preference is for married sons and daughters of US citizens. 
    • There is slight movement in this category for China, India, Mexico, Philippines and "Other Countries". 

  • Fourth (F4): This preference is for brothers and sisters of adult US citizens. 
    • The priority dates for China, India and “Other Countries have progressed one month.
    • There is slight movement in this category for Mexico and Philippines.


Employment-based categories (EB-1, EB-2 & EB-3):

  • EB-1:This preference is reserved for persons of extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics; outstanding professors or researchers; and multinational executives and managers. 
    • This category remains current for all countries.

  • EB-2: This preference is reserved for persons who are members of the professions holding advanced degrees or for persons with exceptional ability in the arts, sciences, or business. 
    • This category remains current for Mexico, Philippines and “Other Countries”.
    • The priority dates for China and India have progressed approximately five months.

  • EB-3: This preference is reserved for professionals, skilled workers, and other workers. 
    • There is slight movement in this category for China, India, Mexico, Philippines and “Other Countries”.

  • "Other workers". 
    • The priority dates for India, Mexico, Philippines, and “Other Countries” have progressed approximately one month.
    • The priority date for China remains the same.


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