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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 July 2012.

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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 08, 2005
2A…………………………………………..        February 15, 2010
2B…………………………………………..        May 01, 2004
3rd…………………………………………..       April 15, 2002
4th…………………………………………..       January 22, 2001

Note:  For July, F2A numbers EXEMPT from per-country limit are available to applicants from all countries with priority dates earlier than Feb 01, 2010.  F2A numbers SUBJECT to per-country limit are available to applicants with priority dates beginning Feb 01, 2010 and earlier than Feb 15, 2010.

EMPLOYMENT-BASED VISA DATES
Preference Dates for India

1st…………………………………………..        Current
2nd…………………………………………..       Unavailable
3rd…………………………………………..        September 22, 2002
Other Workers…………………………..        September 22, 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://www.travel.state.gov/visa/bulletin/bulletin_5733.html

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