December 2012 Visa Bulletin

posted Nov 8, 2012, 12:16 PM by Gordon Yang   [ updated Dec 13, 2012, 7:36 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
F101DEC0501DEC0501DEC0501JUL9308OCT97
F2A22AUG1022AUG1022AUG1001AUG1022AUG10
F2B15NOV0415NOV0415NOV0401NOV9222MAR02
F308JUN0208JUN0208JUN0201MAR9301AUG92
F401APR0101APR0101APR0122JUL9622MAR89

 

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
2ndC22OCT0701SEP04CC
3rd22DEC0601JUL0601NOV0222DEC0615AUG06
Other Workers22DEC0601JUL0301NOV0222DEC0615AUG06
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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