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Visa Bulletin for December 2002


Number 52
Volume VIII
Washington, D.C.

Priority Dates for Family Based Immigrant Visas

  All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed MEXICO PHILIPPINES
Family      
1st 08APR99 15OCT92 01APR90
2A* 22SEP97 08APR95 22SEP97
2B 08APR94 01NOV91 08APR94
3rd 22DEC96 01NOV92 01DEC89
4th 08DEC90 01NOV90 01DEC81

 

Priority Dates for Employment-Based Immigrant Visas
  All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed MEXICO PHILIPPINES

Employment-Based

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


All DV Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed Separately

Region

AFRICA: AF 9,800
ASIA: AS 4,075
EUROPE: EU 15,850
NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS): NA 10
OCEANIA: OC 200
SOUTH AMERICA, and the CARIBBEAN: SA 625

Department of State Publication 9514
CA/VO:November 8, 2002
Number 52
Volume VIII