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 July 2011.ic-visa_date
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…………………………………………        May 1, 2004
2A…………………………………………        May 22, 2008
2B…………………………………………        July 1, 2003
3rd…………………………………………       July 15, 2001
4th…………………………………………       March 8, 2000

Note: For July, 2A numbers subject to per-country limit are available to applicants with priority dates beginning February 15, 2008, and earlier than March 22, 2008.

EMPLOYMENT-BASEDVISA DATES

Preference    Dates for India

1st…………………………………………        Current
2nd…………………………………………       March 8, 2007
3rd…………………………………………        May 1, 2002
Other Workers…………………………        May 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_5489.html

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