US Visa Availability February 2009

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Each month, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issue the visa availability of those who wish to immigrate (family-based application) or work (employment based application) in America. For the month of January 2009 here are the abridged priority dates:

FAMILY CATEGORIES

Categories–Worldwide—China (PRC)—-India———-Mexico———Philippines
1st———07-08-02—-07-08-02——07-08-02——–10-08-92——–07-15-93
2A———-06-01-04—-06-01-04——06-01-04——–09-22-01——–06-01-04
2B———-05-08-00—-05-08-00——05-08-00——–05-01-92——–10-15-97
3rd———08-01-00—-08-01-00——08-01-00——–10-08-92——–06-01-91
4th———02-15-98—-09-22-97——01-15-98——–03-22-95——–05-01-86

EMPLOYMENT CATEGORIES

Categories—-Worldwide——–China (PRC)——India—–Mexico—–Philippines
1st————-Current———-Current————Current—Current—–Current
2nd————-Current———01-01-05———01-01-04—Current—–Current
3rd————-05-01-05——–10-01-02——–10-15-01–04-01-03—-05-01-05
Unskilled——-03-15-03——–10-01-02——–10-15-01–10-15-01—-03-15-03
4th————-Current———–Current———Current—Current——Current
Religious——-Current———-Current———Current—-Current—–Current
5th————-Current———–Current———Current—Current——Current

For detailed information I suggest the websites: State Department Visa Bulletin—http://travel.state.gov/; http://shusterman.com/vb.html (Photo Credit: Yuhuru1701 PD)

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Labels: employment, family, immigration, OFW, overseas worker, petition, State Department, Totie Mesia, USA, USCIS, Visa

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