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U.S. Visa Law & Policy

Visa Bulletin for January 2003


Number 53
Volume VIII
Washington, D.C.

Priority Dates for Family-Based Immigrant Visas

  All Chargeability Areas
Except Those Listed
MEXICO PHILIPPINES
FAMILY      
1st 01MAY99 01MAR93 01APR90
2A* 22OCT97 15MAY95 22OCT97
2B 22APR94 01NOV91 22APR94
3rd 08JAN97 08JAN93 08DEC89
4th 08JAN91 08JAN91 15DEC81

 

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
5th C C C
Targeted Employment Areas/Regional Centers C C C


All DV Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed Separately

Region

AFRICA:  AF 11,500
ASIA:  AS 5,200
EUROPE:  EU 18,000
NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS):  NA 11
OCEANIA:  OC 256
SOUTH AMERICA, and the CARIBBEAN:  SA 70

Department of State Publication 9514
CA/VO: December 9, 2002
Number 53
Volume VIII