VISA BULLETIN FOR JANUARY 2009

  All Chargeability Areas
Except Those Listed
CHINA- mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
Family          
1st 15JUN02

15JUN02

15JUN02

01OCT92 15JUL93
2A* 15MAY04

15MAY04

15MAY04 15AUG01 15MAY04
2B 22MAR00

22MAR00

22MAR00 01MAY92 01SEP97
3rd 01AUG00

01AUG00

01AUG00 01OCT92 22MAY91
4th 08FEB98

22AUG97

01NOV97 08MAR95 01MAY86

*NOTE: For January, 2A numbers EXEMPT from per-country limit are available to applicants from all countries with priority dates earlier than 15AUG01.  2A numbers SUBJECT to per-country limit are available to applicants chargeasble to all countries EXCEPT MEXICO with priority dates beginning 15AUG01 and earlier than 15MAY04.  (All 2A numbers provided for MEXICO are exempt from the per-country limit; there are no 2A numbers for MEXICO subject to per-country limit).

 

Priority Dates for Employment-Based Immigrant Visas

  All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed CHINA- mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
Employment Based          
1st C C C C C
2nd C 08JUL04 01JUL03 C C
3rd 01MAY05 01JUN02 15OCT01 15NOV02 01MAY05
Other Workers 15MAR03 15MAR03 15MAR03 15MAR03 15MAR03
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers

C

C C C C
5th C C C C C
Targeted Employment Areas/Regional Centers C C C C C