VISA BULLETIN FOR OCTOBER 2009

  All Chargeability Areas
Except Those Listed
CHINA-mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
Family          
1st 22JUL03

22JUL03

22JUL03

08JUN92 08OCT93
2A* 01JUN05

01JUN05

01JUN05 01MAR03 01JUN05
2B 22AUG01

22AUG01

22AUG01 22MAY92 01MAY98
3rd 15JAN01

15JAN01

15JAN01 08JUL91 15OCT91
4th 15APR99

15APR99

15APR99 08OCT95 01DEC86

*NOTE: For October, 2A numbers EXEMPT from per-country limit are available to applicants from all countries with priority dates earlier than 01MAR03.  2A numbers SUBJECT to per-country limit are available to applicants chargeable to all countries EXCEPT MEXICO with priority dates beginning 01MAR03 and earlier than 01JUN05. (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 22MAR05 22JAN05 C C
3rd 01JUN02 22FEB02 15APR01 01MAY02 01JUN02
Other Workers 01JUN01 01JUN01 01JUN01 01JUN01 01JUN01
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers

U

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

5th Pilot Programs

U

U

U

U

U