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 June 2013.

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………………………………………….. Apr 22, 2006
2A………………………………………….. Jun 08, 2011
2B………………………………………….. Jul 08, 2005
3rd…………………………………………..Sep 01, 2002
4th…………………………………………..May 01, 2001

Note:  For April, F2A numbers EXEMPT from per-country limit are available to applicants from all countries with priority dates earlier than May 08, 2011.  F2A numbers SUBJECT to per-country limit are available to applicants with priority dates beginning May 08, 2011 and earlier than Jun 08, 2011.

EMPLOYMENT-BASED VISA DATES

Preference Dates for India

1st…………………………………………..     Current
2nd…………………………………………..    September 01, 2004
3rd…………………………………………..    January 08, 2003
Other Workers…………………………..    January 08, 2003
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_5953.html

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