August 2012 Visa Bulletin

posted Nov 6, 2012, 7:55 PM by Gordon Yang   [ updated Dec 13, 2012, 7:39 AM ]
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-Sponsored
All Charge-ability Areas Except Those ListedCHINA- mainland bornINDIAMEXICOPHILIPPINES
F101AUG0501AUG0501AUG0508JUN9301MAR94
F2A15MAR1015MAR1015MAR1001MAR10 15MAR10
F2B22JUN0422JUN0422JUN0422AUG9201JAN02
F301MAY0201MAY0201MAY0222JAN9322JUL92
F415FEB0108JAN0115FEB0115JUN9601FEB89


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
2nd01JAN09UU01JAN0901JAN09
3rd08SEP0608NOV0501OCT0208SEP0615JUN06
Other Workers08SEP0615JUN0301OCT0208SEP0608JUN06
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.)


Copyright 2012 Gordon Yang
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