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Visa Bulletin for February 2002


Number 41
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 15SEP88
2A* 22OCT96 22OCT96 22OCT94 22OCT96
2B 08JUL93 08JUL93 22OCT91 08JUL93
3rd 08MAY96 08MAY96 01JUL92 01MAY88
4th 01JAN90 15DEC88 01JAN90 15DEC79

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 8,000
ASIA:  AS 6,825 Except:  Bangladesh 2,675
EUROPE:  EU 8,100
NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS):  NA 8
OCEANIA:  OC 290
SOUTH AMERICA, and the CARIBBEAN:  SA 690

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

Number 41
Volume VIII