This column carries final action 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 2017.
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.

FAMILY-SPONSORED PREFERENCE DATES
Preference Dates for India

1st Jan 01, 2012
2A Nov 01, 2016
2B Sept 01, 2011
3rd Dec 01, 2005
4th June 22, 2004
NOTE: The Department of State has a recorded message with the cut-off date information for Final Application Action which can be heard at: (202) 485-7699. This recording is updated on or about the tenth of each month with information on final action dates for the following month.

EMPLOYMENT-BASED
PREFERENCE DATES
Preference Dates for India

1st Current
2nd Nov 01, 2008
3rd Oct 15, 2006
Other Oct 15, 2006

4th Current
Certain Religious Current
Workers
5th Current
Regional Center
The Department of State has a recorded message with visa availability information at (202)485-7699, which is updated in the middle of each month. Source: https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/law-and-policy/bulletin/2018/visa-bulletin-for-december-2017.html

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