This column carries priority dates and  other transitional information as taken from the U.S. State Depart­ment’s Visa Bulletin. The information below is from the Visa Bulletin for November 2011.

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In the tables below, the listing of a date for any class indicates that the class is oversubscribed. “Current” means that numbers are available for all qualified applicants. “Unavailable” means no numbers are available.

 

 

 

 

 

FAMILY PREFERENCE VISA DATES

Preference    Dates for India

1st…………………………………………       July 22, 2004
2A…………………………………………        February 15, 2009
2B…………………………………………        August 1, 2003
3rd…………………………………………       September 22, 2001
4th…………………………………………       June 15, 2000

Note: For November, 2A numbers subject to per-country limit are available to applicants with priority dates beginning December 1, 2008, and earlier than January 15, 2009.

EMPLOYMENT-BASED VISA DATES

Preference    Dates for India

1st…………………………………………        Current
2nd…………………………………………        November 1, 2007
3rd…………………………………………        July 22, 2002
Other Workers…………………………        June 15, 2002
4th…………………………………………        Current
Certain Religious Workers ………..        Current
5th…………………………………………        Current
Targeted Employment Areas……..        Current

The Department of State has a recorded message with visa availability information  at (202) 663-1541, which is updated in the middle of each month.

Source:http://travel.state.gov/visa/bulletin/bulletin_5572.html

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