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Visa Bulletin for December 2001


Number 39
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

22APR94

08JUL88
2A* 22SEP96 22SEP96 22OCT94 22SEP96
2B 22JUN93 22JUN93 22OCT91 22JUN93
3rd 08MAY96 08MAY96 01JUL92 01FEB88
4th 08NOV89 22SEP88 08NOV89 01NOV79

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 6,000
ASIA:  AS 4,200 Except:  Bangladesh 2,200
EUROPE:  EU 5,880
NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS):  NA 8
OCEANIA:  OC 200
SOUTH AMERICA, and the CARIBBEAN:  SA 576

Department of State Publication 9514
CA/VO: November 8, 2001
Number 39
Volume VIII