VISA BULLETIN FOR DECEMBER 2009

  All Chargeability Areas
Except Those Listed
CHINA-mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
Family          
1st 22JAN04

22JAN04

22JAN04

01AUG92 01NOV93
2A* 01NOV05

01NOV05

01NOV05 01OCT03 01NOV05
2B 01NOV01

01NOV01

01NOV01 01JUN92 01JUN98
3rd 22MAY01

22MAY01

22MAY01 22AUG92 15NOV91
4th 08SEP99

08SEP99

08SEP99 15NOV95 22MAR87

*NOTE: For December, 2A numbers EXEMPT from per-country limit are available to applicants from all countries with priority dates earlier than 01OCT03.  2A numbers SUBJECT to per-country limit are available to applicants chargeable to all countries EXCEPT MEXICO with priority dates beginning 01OCT03and earlier than 01NOV05. (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 01APR05 22JAN05 C C
3rd 01JUN02 01JUN02 01MAY01 01JUN02 01JUN02
Other Workers 01JUN01 01JUN01 01MAY01 01JUN01 01JUN01
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

5th Pilot Programs

C

C

C

C

C