VISA BULLETIN FOR DECEMBER 2008

  All Chargeability Areas
Except Those Listed
CHINA- mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
Family          
1st 22MAY02

22MAY02

22MAY02

22SEP92 01JUN93
2A* 01APR04

01APR04

01APR04 01AUG01 01APR04
2B 15FEB00

15FEB00

15FEB00 01MAY92 15JUL97
3rd 22JUL00

22JUL00

22JUL00 01OCT92 15MAY91
4th 01JAN98

15JUL97

15SEP97 15FEB95 15APR86

*NOTE: For December, 2A numbers EXEMPT from per-country limit are available to applicants from all countries with priority dates earlier than 01AUG01.  2A numbers SUBJECT to per-country limit are available to applicants chargeasble to all countries EXCEPT MEXICO with priority dates beginning 01AUG01 and earlier than 01APR04.  (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 01JUN04 01JUN03 C C
3rd 01MAY05 01FEB02 01OCT01 01SEP02 01MAY05
Other Workers 15JAN03 15JAN03 15JAN03 15JAN03 15JAN03
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