November 2011 Visa Bulletin

posted Nov 22, 2011, 2:10 AM by Gordon Yang   [ updated Nov 22, 2011, 5:13 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 official U.S. Department of State 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 for November 2011: 
 

Family- Sponsored Category

All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed

CHINA- mainland born

INDIA

MEXICO

PHILIPPINES

F1

22JUL04

22JUL04

22JUL04

01APR93

08FEB97

F2A *

15FEB09

15FEB09

15FEB09

01DEC08

15FEB09

F2B

01AUG03

01AUG03

01AUG03

22NOV92

15JUL01

F3

22SEP01

22SEP01

22SEP01

08DEC92

22JUN92

F4

15JUN00

15JUN00

15JUN00

22APR96

22AUG88

 
 
For Employment-Based Immigrant Preference Visa Categories, the U.S. Visa Bulletin is as follows for November 2011:
 

Employment- Based

Category

All Charge-ability Areas Except Those Listed

CHINA- mainland born

INDIA

MEXICO

PHILIPPINES

1st

C

C

C

C

C

2nd

C

01NOV07

01NOV07

C

C

3rd

22DEC05

22AUG04

22JUL02

22DEC05

22DEC05

Other Workers*

15NOV05

22APR03

15JUN02

15NOV05

15NOV05

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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