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U.S. Visa Law & Policy

Visa Bulletin for April 2002


Number 43
Volume VIII
Washington, D.C.

Priority Dates for Family Based Immigrant Visas

  All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
Family        
1st 01MAR99 01MAR99 U 01DEC88
2A* 08DEC96 08DEC96 22OCT94 08DEC96
2B 08AUG93 08AUG93 U 08AUG93
3rd 01JUN96 01JUN96 01JUL92 15AUG88
4th 15FEB90 15MAR89 15FEB90 01MAR80

Priority Dates for Employment-Based Immigrant Visas

  All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES

Employment-Based

       
1st C C C C
2nd C C C C
3rd C C C C
Other Workers C C C C
4th C C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C C C
5th C C C C
Targeted Employment Areas/Regional Centers C C C C

All DV Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed Separately

Region

AFRICA:  AF 12,800
ASIA:  AS 7,800 Except:  Bangladesh 3,790
EUROPE:  EU 12,800
NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS):  NA 8
OCEANIA:  OC 375
SOUTH AMERICA, and the CARIBBEAN:  SA 940

Department of State Publication 9514
CA/VO: March 8, 2002

Number 43
Volume VIII