Visa Numbers for October 2012

 

Availability of Immigrant Visa Numbers for October, 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

08 OCT 05

08 OCT 05

08 OCT 05

15 JUN 93

01 APR 96

F2A

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

01 JUN 10

01 JUN 10

01 JUN 10

15 MAY 10

01 JUN 10

F2B

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

15 SEP 04

15 SEP 04

15 SEP 04

01 OCT 92

22 JAN 02

3rd

Married Sons & Daughters of U.S. Citizens

22 MAY 02

22 MAY 02

22 MAY 02

08 FEB 93

22 JUL 92

4th

Brothers & Sisters of Adult U.S. Citizens

15 MAR 01

15 FEB 01

15 MAR 01

22 JUN 96

08 FEB 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

01 JAN 12

15 JUL 07

01 SEP 04

01 JAN 12

01 JAN 12

E3

Skilled Workers & Professionals

22 OCT 06

08 FEB 06

15 OCT 02

22 OCT 06

01 AUG 06

EW

Other Workers (Unskilled Workers)

22 OCT 06

22 JUN 03

15 OCT 02

22 OCT 06

01 AUG 06

E4

Certain Special Immigrants

C

C

C

C

C

E4

Certain Religious Workers (SR)

U

U

U

U

U

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

U

U

U

U

U

 

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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