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Visa Bulletin for October 2002


Number 50
Volume VIII
Washington, D.C.

Priority Dates for Family Based Immigrant Visas

  All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed MEXICO PHILIPPINES
Family      
1st 01MAR99 01NOV91 01DEC89
2A* 15JUL97 01FEB95 15JUL97
2B 01FEB94 22OCT91 01FEB94
3rd 08OCT96 15JUL92 01OCT89
4th 01OCT90 22MAY90 08OCT81

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 4,650
ASIA: AS 2,100
EUROPE: EU 8,100
NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS): NA 7
OCEANIA: OC 100
SOUTH AMERICA, and the CARIBBEAN: SA 336

Department of State Publication 9514
CA/VO:September 9, 2002
Number 50
Volume VIII