April 2012 Visa Bulletin

posted Nov 6, 2012, 7:36 PM by Gordon Yang   [ updated Nov 8, 2012, 12:25 PM ]
The U.S. Department of State publishes the Visa Bulletin every month. For help understanding the Visa Bulletin and how to read the charts, please click this link.  To go to the U.S. Department of State official Visa Bulletin, click here.  For your convenience, the charts are reproduced below.   
 
For Family-Based Immigrant Preference Visa Categories, the U.S. Visa Bulletin is as follows:

Family-SponsoredAll Chargeability Areas Except Those ListedCHINA-mainland bornINDIAMEXICOPHILIPPINES
F101APR0501APR05 01APR0508MAY9322JUN97
F2A08OCT0908OCT0908OCT0901SEP0908OCT09
F2B15JAN0415JAN0415JAN0401DEC92 08DEC01
F315FEB0215FEB0215FEB0215JAN9322JUL92
F408NOV0008NOV0008NOV0001JUN9608JAN89



For Employment-Based Immigrant Preference Visa Categories, the U.S. Visa Bulletin is as follows:

Employment- Based

All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed

CHINA- mainland bornINDIAMEXICOPHILIPPINES
1stCCCCC
2ndC01MAY1001MAY10CC
3rd08APR06 01MAR0501SEP02 08APR0608APR06    
Other Workers08APR0622APR0301SEP0208APR0608APR06
4thCCCCC
Certain Religious WorkersCCCCC

5th
Targeted
Employment
Areas/
Regional Centers
and Pilot Programs

CCCCC


On the charts above, the listing of a date for any class indicates that the class is oversubscribed; "C" means current, i.e., numbers are available for all qualified applicants; and "U" means unavailable, i.e., no numbers are available. (NOTE: Numbers are available only for applicants whose priority date is earlier than the cut-off date listed above.)
 
 
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