September 2012 Visa Bulletin

posted Nov 6, 2012, 8:02 PM by Gordon Yang   [ updated Dec 13, 2012, 7:38 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
F101OCT0501OCT0501OCT0508JUN93 08NOV94
F2A08MAY1008MAY1008MAY10 15APR10 08MAY10
F2B15SEP0415SEP0415SEP0422AUG92 01JAN02
F315MAY0215MAY0215MAY02 22JAN93 22JUL92
F408MAR0122JAN0108MAR0115JUN96 01FEB89


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
2nd01JAN09UU01JAN0901JAN09
3rd01OCT06 15DEC05 08OCT0201OCT0601AUG06
Other Workers01OCT0622JUN0308OCT0201OCT0601AUG06
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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