November 2012 Visa Bulletin

posted Nov 6, 2012, 8:19 PM by Gordon Yang   [ updated Dec 13, 2012, 7:37 AM ]

The U.S. Department of State publishes the Visa Bulletin every month. Forhelp understanding the Visa Bulletin and how to read the charts, please clickthis 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
F101NOV0501NOV0501NOV0522JUN9301JUL97
F2A15JUL1015JUL1015JUL1022JUN10 15JUL10
F2B08OCT0408OCT0408OCT0415OCT9215FEB02
F301JUN0201JUN0201JUN0215FEB9322JUL92
F422MAR0115MAR0122MAR0108JUL9601MAR89


 

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
2ndC01SEP0701SEP04CC
3rd22NOV0615APR0622OCT0222NOV0608AUG06
Other Workers22NOV0601JUL0322OCT0222NOV0608AUG06
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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