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U.S. Visa Law & Policy

Visa Bulletin for November 2002


Number 51
Volume VIII
Washington, D.C.

Priority Dates for Family Based Immigrant Visas

  All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed MEXICO PHILIPPINES
Family      
1st 15MAR99 01JUN91 01FEB90
2A* 15AUG97 01MAR95 15AUG97
2B 01MAR94 22OCT91 01MAR94
3rd 15NOV96 15AUG92 01NOV89
4th 01NOV90 15AUG90 01NOV81

 

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 7,800
ASIA: AS 3,300
EUROPE: EU 14,000
NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS): NA 8
OCEANIA: OC 150
SOUTH AMERICA, and the CARIBBEAN: SA 475