VISA BULLETIN FOR JULY 2008

Availability of immigrant numbers during July. Only applicants who have a priority date earlier than the cut-off date may be allotted a number. 

FAMILY-BASED 

Family Based

All chargeability Areas Except Those Listed

CHINA –mainland born

INDIA

MEXICO

PHILIPPINES

1st

15MAR02

15MAR02

15MAR02

22JUL92

15MAR93

2A

01AUG03

01AUG03

01AUG03

U

01AUG03

2B

15SEP99

15SEP99

15SEP99

08APR92

01MAR97

3rd

08JUN00

08JUN00

08JUN00

08AUG92

01APR91

4th

01SEP97

15FEB97

15FEB97

22DEC94

08MAR86

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EMPLOYMENT-BASED 

Employment Based

All Chrgeability Areas Except Those Listed

CHINA – mainland born

INDIA

MEXICO

PHILIPPINES

1st

C

C

C

C

C

2nd

C

01APR04

01APR04

C

C

3rd

U

U

U

U

U

Other Workers

01JAN03

01JAN03

01JAN03

01JAN03

01JAN03

4th

C

C

C

C

C

Certain Religious Workers

C

C

C

C

C

5th

C

C

C

C

C

Targeted Employment Areas/ Regional Centers

C

C

C

C

C

For more information vistit the Department of State's website.

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VISA BULLETIN FOR JUNE 2008

Availability of immigrant numbers during June. Only applicants who have a priority date earlier than the cut-off date may be allotted a number. 

FAMILY-SPONSORED PREFERENCES

First:  Unmarried Sons and Daughters of Citizens:  23,400 plus any numbers not required for fourth preference.

Second:  Spouses and Children, and Unmarried Sons and Daughters of Permanent
Residents:  114,200, plus the number (if any) by which the worldwide family preference level exceeds 226,000, and any unused first preference numbers:

A.  Spouses and Children:  77% of the overall second preference limitation, of which 75% are exempt from the per-country limit;

B.  Unmarried Sons and Daughters (21 years of age or older):  23% of the overall second preference limitation.

Third:  Married Sons and Daughters of Citizens:  23,400, plus any numbers not required by first and second preferences.

Fourth:  Brothers and Sisters of Adult Citizens:  65,000, plus any numbers not required by first three preferences.

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