October 2012 Visa Bulletin

posted Nov 6, 2012, 8:07 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
F108OCT0508OCT0508OCT0515JUN9301APR96
F2A01JUN1001JUN1001JUN1015MAY10 01JUN10
F2B15SEP0415SEP0415SEP0401OCT9222JAN02
F322MAY0222MAY0222MAY0208FEB9322JUL92
F415MAR0115FEB0115MAR0122JUN9608FEB89

 

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
2nd01JAN1215JUL0701SEP0401JAN1201JAN12
3rd22OCT0608FEB0615OCT0222OCT0601AUG06
Other Workers22OCT0622JUN0315OCT0222OCT0601AUG06
4thCCCCC
Certain Religious WorkersUUUUU

5th
Targeted
Employment
Areas/
Regional Centers

CCCCC

5th Pilot Programs

UUUUU



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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