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Visa Bulletin for September 2002


Number 48
Volume VIII
Washington, D.C.

Priority Dates for Family Based Immigrant Visas

  All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed MEXICO PHILIPPINES
Family      
1st 01APR97 U 01DEC89
2A* 15JUN97 08JAN95 15JUN97
2B 08JAN94 U 08JAN94
3rd 15SEP96 U 01SEP89
4th 01SEP90 22APR90 15SEP81

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: CURRENT
ASIA:  CURRENT
EUROPE:  CURRENT
NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS):  CURRENT
OCEANIA:  CURRENT
SOUTH AMERICA, and the CARIBBEAN:  CURRENT

Department of State Publication 9514
CA/VO:September 8, 2002
Number 48
Volume VIII