Visa Numbers for May 2012


Availability of Immigrant Visa Numbers for May, 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 MAY 05

01 MAY 05

01 MAY 05

15 MAY 93

01 JUL 97

F2A

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

15 NOV 09

15 NOV 09

15 NOV 09

15 OCT 09

15 NOV 09

F2B

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

22 FEB 04

22 FEB 04

22 FEB 04

01 DEC 92

08 DEC 01

3rd

Married Sons & Daughters of U.S. Citizens

08 MAR 02

08 MAR 02

08 MAR 02

15 JAN 93

22 JUL 92

4th

Brothers & Sisters of Adult U.S. Citizens

01 DEC 00

22 NOV 00

01 DEC 00

01 JUN 96

22 JAN 89

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

15 AUG 07

15 AUG 07

C

C

E3

Skilled Workers & Professionals

01 MAY 06

01 APR 05

08 SEP 02

01 MAY 06

01 MAY 06

EW

Other Workers (Unskilled Workers)

01 MAY 06

22 APR 03

08 SEP 02

01 MAY 06

01 MAY 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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