VISA BULLETIN FOR OCTOBER 2008

  All Chargeability Areas
Except Those Listed
CHINA- mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
Family          
1st 15APR02

15APR02

15APR02

08SEP92 01APR93
2A* 01JAN04

01JAN04

01JAN04 01MAY01 01JAN04
2B 15DEC99

15DEC99

15DEC99 22APR92 08APR97
3rd 22JUN00

22JUN00

22JUN00 15SEP92 01MAY91
4th 22OCT97

01MAY97

22MAY97 15JAN95 08MAR86

*NOTE: For October, 2A numbers EXEMPT from per-country limit are available to applicants from all countries with priority dates earlier than 01MAY01.  2A numbers SUBJECT to per-country limit are available to applicants chargeasble to all countries EXCEPT MEXICO with priority dates beginning 01MAY01 and earlier than 01JAN04.  (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 01APR04 01APR03 C C
3rd 01JAN05 01OCT01 01JUL01 01JUL02 01JAN05
Other Workers 01JAN03 01JAN03 01JAN03 01JAN03 01JAN03
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