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Approval and Denial Statistics for I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers

Table A provides data on the approval and denial for the E-11 classification (Alien of Extraordinary Ability) of the Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers.

Table A: I-140 E-11 Approval/Denial by Fiscal Year 2005 to 2010 

Fiscal Year

Approvals

Denials

Approval Rate

Denial Rate

2005

791

647

55%

45%

2006

1,646

1,032

61%

39%

2007

2,236

2,313

49%

51%

2008

2,329

2,667

47%

53%

2009

4,337

3,053

59%

41%

2010

3,200

1,998

62%

38%

 

Table B provides data on the approval and denial for the E-12 classification (Outstanding Professor or Researcher) of the Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers.

Table B: I-140 E-12 Approval/Denial by Fiscal Year 2005 to 2010 

Fiscal Year

Approvals

Denials

Approval Rate

Denial Rate

20055,04234094%6%
20062,99114695%5%
20072,45928390%10%
20082,14817293%7%
20093,89330093%7%
20103,14030691%9%
Last Reviewed/Updated: 02/28/2011