VISA BULLETIN FOR OCTOBER 2012

All Chargeability Areas
Except Those Listed
CHINA- mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
Family
1st 08OCT05

08OCT05

08OCT05

15JUN93 01APR96
2A* 01JUN10

01JUN10

01JUN10

15MAY10

01JUN10

2B 15SEP04

15SEP04

15SEP04 01OCT92 22JAN02
3rd 22MAY02

22MAY02

22MAY02 08FEB93 22JUL92
4th 015MAR01

015FEB01

15MAR01 22JUN96 08FEB89

*NOTE: For October, 2A numbers EXEMPT from per-country limit are available to applicants from all countries with priority dates earlier than 15MAY10. 2A numbers SUBJECT to per-country limit are available to applicants chargeable to all countries EXCEPT MEXICO with priority dates beginning 15MAY10 and earlier than 01JUN10. (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 01JAN12 15JUL07 01SEP04 01JAN12 01JAN12
3rd 22OCT06 08FEB06 15OCT02 22OCT06 01AUG06
Other Workers 22OCT06 22JUN03 15OCT02 22OCT06 01AUG06
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers U U U U U
5th C C C C C