February 2012 Visa Bulletin

posted Jan 12, 2012, 2:14 AM by Gordon Yang   [ updated Nov 8, 2012, 12:27 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-Sponsored All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed CHINA-mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
F1 22DEC04 22DEC04 22DEC04 22APR93 22MAY97
F2A 08JUN09 08JUN09 08JUN09 08MAY09 08JUN09
F2B 15OCT03 15OCT03 15OCT03 01DEC92 01NOV01
F3 01DEC01 01DEC01 01DEC01 01JAN93 22JUL92
F4 08SEP00 08SEP00 08SEP00 15MAY96 01NOV88

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 born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 01JAN10 01JAN10 C C
3rd 22FEB06 01DEC04 15AUG02 22FEB06 22FEB06
Other Workers 22FEB06 22APR03 15AUG02 22FEB06 22FEB06
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C C C C

5th
Targeted
Employment
Areas/
Regional Centers
and Pilot Programs

C C C C C

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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