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 October 2010.
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 …………………………………………         February 15, 2006
2A…………………………………………          April 1, 2010
2B …………………………………………         April 1, 2005
3rd …………………………………………         May 1, 2002
4th …………………………………………         December 1, 2001

Note: For October, 2A numbers subject to per-country limit are available to applicants with priority dates beginning January 1, 2010, and earlier than April 1, 2010.

EMPLOYMENT-BASEDVISA DATES

Preference    Dates for India

1st …………………………………………         Current
2nd …………………………………………        May 8, 2006
3rd …………………………………………        January 15, 2002
Other Workers…………………………….        January 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_5145.html

 

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