Visa dates

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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 September 2011.ic-visa_date (2)

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 PREFERENCEVISA DATES
Preference    Dates for India

1st…………………………………………  May 1, 2004
2A…………………………………………  December 1, 2008
2B…………………………………………  July 1, 2003
3rd………………………………………… August 22, 2001
4th………………………………………… April 15, 2000

Note: For September, 2A numbers subject to per-country limit are available to applicants with priority dates beginning September 22, 2008, and earlier than December 1, 2008.

EMPLOYMENT-BASEDVISA DATES

Preference    Dates for India

1st………………………………………… Current
2nd…………………………………………April 15, 2007
3rd………………………………………… July 8, 2002
Other Workers………………………….June 1, 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_5542.html

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