Visa Numbers for March 2012

Availability of Immigrant Visa Numbers for March, 2012
By: Allen E. Kaye 

Family-sponsored categories

 

 

All chargeability areas except the countries separately listed

China (Mainland Born)

India

Mexico

Philippines

F1

Unmarried Sons & Daughters of U.S. citizens

01 FEB 05

01 FEB 05

01 FEB 05

01 MAY 93

22 JUN 97

F2A

Spouses & Unmarried Children of Permanent Residents – Subject to Per Country Limit

22 JUL 09

22 JUL 09

22 JUL 09

01 JUL 09

22 JUL 09

F2B

Unmarried Sons & Daughters (21 years of age or older) of Permanent Residents

15 NOV 03

15 NOV 03

15 NOV 03

01 DEC 92

08 DEC 01

3rd

Married Sons & Daughters of U.S. Citizens

01 JAN 02

01 JAN 02

01 JAN 02

08 JAN 03

22 JUL 92

4th

Brothers & Sisters of Adult U.S. Citizens

08 OCT 00

08 OCT 00

08 OCT 08

22 MAY 96

22 DEC 88

Employment-based categories

 

 

All chargeability areas
except the countries
separately listed


China (mainland born)

India

Mexico

Philippines

E1

Priority Workers

C

C

C

C

C

E2

Professionals Holding Advanced Degree or Persons of Exceptional Ability

C

01 MAY 10

01 MAY 10

C

C

E3

Skilled Workers & Professionals

15 MAR 06

01 JAN 05

22 AUG 02

15 MAR 06

15 MAR 06

EW

Other Workers (Unskilled Workers)

15 MAR 06

22 APR 03

22 AUG 02

15 MAR 06

15 MAR 06

E4

Certain Special Immigrants

C

C

C

C

C

E4

Certain Religious Workers (SR)

C

C

C

C

C

E5

Employment Creation (Investors)

C

C

C

C

C

E5

Employment Creation (Investors in Targeted Employment Areas)

C

C

C

C

C

E5

Pilot Programs

C

C

C

C

C

C = Current
U = Unavailable
Cut-off date
= The cut-off date is the priority date of the first applicant who could not be reached within the statutory limit for the month.
Only applicants who have priority dates earlier than the cut-off date may be allocated a number

 

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