May 2012 Visa Bulletin

posted Nov 6, 2012, 7:41 PM by Gordon Yang   [ updated Nov 8, 2012, 12:24 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
F101MAY0501MAY0501MAY0515MAY9301JUL97
F2A15NOV0915NOV0915NOV0915OCT0915NOV09
F2B22FEB0422FEB0422FEB0401DEC9208DEC01
F308MAR0208MAR0208MAR0215JAN9322JUL92
F401DEC0022NOV0001DEC0001JUN9622JAN89



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
2ndC15AUG0715AUG07CC
3rd01MAY06 01APR0508SEP0201MAY0601MAY06
Other Workers01MAY06 22APR0308SEP0201MAY0601MAY06
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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