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Visa Bulletin - 2009

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Visa Bulletin for December 2009
Employment-Based All
Charge-ability
Areas
Except
Those
Listed
CHINA-
mainland born
INDIA MEXICO PHILI-
PPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 01APR05 22JAN05 C C
3rd 01JUN02 01JUN02 01MAY01 01JUN02 01JUN02
Other Workers 01JUN01 01JUN01 01MAY01 01JUN01 01JUN01
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C C C C
5th C C C C C
Targeted Employment Areas/
Regional Centers
C C C C C
5th Pilot Programs C C C C C

Family-Based Visa Bulletin for December 2009
Family-Based All
Charge-ability
Areas
Except
Those
Listed
CHINA-
mainland born
INDIA MEXICO PHILI-
PPINES
1st 22JAN04 22JAN04 22JAN04 01AUG92 01NOV93
2A 01NOV05 01NOV05 01NOV05 01OCT03 01NOV05
2B 01NOV01 01NOV01 01NOV01 01JUN92 01JUL98
3rd 22MAY01 22MAY01 22MAY01 22AUG92 15NOV91
4th 08SEP99 08SEP99 08SEP99 15NOV95 22MAR87

Visa Bulletin for November 2009
Employment-Based All
Charge-ability
Areas
Except
Those
Listed
CHINA-
mainland born
INDIA MEXICO PHILI-
PPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 01APR05 22JAN05 C C
3rd 01JUN02 01JUN02 22APR01 01JUN02 01JUN02
Other Workers 01JUN01 01JUN01 22APR01 01JUN01 01JUN01
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers U U U U U
5th C C C C C
Targeted Employment Areas/
Regional Centers
C C C C C
5th Pilot Programs U U U U U

Family-Based Visa Bulletin for November 2009
Family-Based All
Charge-ability
Areas
Except
Those
Listed
CHINA-
mainland born
INDIA MEXICO PHILI-
PPINES
1st 15OCT03 15OCT03 15OCT03 08JUL92 22OCT93
2A 15AUG05 15AUG05 15AUG05 15JUN03 15AUG05
2B 01OCT01 01OCT01 01OCT01 01JUN92 15MAY98
3rd 01MAR01 01MAR01 01MAR01 01MAY92 22OCT91
4th 15JUN99 15JUN99 15JUN99 08NOV95 15JAN87

Visa Bulletin for October 2009
Employment-Based All
Charge-ability
Areas
Except
Those
Listed
CHINA-
mainland born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 22MAR05 22JAN05 C C
3rd 01JUN02 22FEB02 15APR01 01MAY02 01JUN02
Other
Workers
01JUN01 01JUN01 15APR01 01JUN01 01JUN01
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers U U U U U
5th C C C C C
Targeted Employ-ment Areas/
Regional Centers
C C C C C
5th Pilot
Programs
C C C C C

Visa Bulletin for September 2009
Employment-Based

All
Charge-ability
Areas
Except
Those
Listed

CHINA-
mainland born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 08JAN05  08JAN05  C C
3rd U U U U U
Other
Workers
U U U U U
4th U U U U U
Certain Religious Workers U U U U U
5th C C C C C
Targeted Employ-ment Areas/
Regional Centers
C C C C C

Visa Bulletin for August 2009
Employment-Based

All
Charge-ability
Areas
Except
Those
Listed

CHINA-
mainland born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 01OCT03  01OCT03  C C
3rd U U U U U
Other
Workers
U U U U U
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C C C C
5th C C C C C
Targeted Employ-ment Areas/
Regional Centers
C C C C C

Visa Bulletin for July 2009
Employment-Based

All
Charge-ability
Areas
Except
Those
Listed

CHINA-
mainland born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 01JAN00 01JAN00 C C
3rd U U U U U
Other Workers U U U U U
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C C C C
5th C C C C C
Targeted Employ-ment Areas/
Regional Centers
C C C C C


Visa Bulletin for June 2009
Employment-Based

All
Charge-ability
Areas
Except
Those
Listed

CHINA-
mainland born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 15FEB05  01JAN00 
3rd
Other Workers
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C C C C
5th C C C C C
Targeted Employ-ment Areas/
Regional Centers
C C C C C
5th Pilot Progams  C C C C C


Visa Bulletin for May 2009
Employment-Based

All
Charge-ability
Areas
Except
Those
Listed

CHINA-
mainland born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 15FEB05 15FEB04 C C
3rd U U U U U
Other
Workers
U U U U U
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C C C C
5th C C C C C
Targeted Employ-ment Areas/
Regional Centers
C C C C C
5th Pilot Progams  C C C C C


Visa Bulletin for April 2009
Employment-Based

All
Charge-ability
Areas
Except
Those
Listed

CHINA-
mainland born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 15FEB05 15FEB04 
3rd 01MAR03 01MAR03 01NOV01 01MAR03 01MAR03
Other
Workers
01MAR01 01MAR01 01MAR01 01MAR01 01MAR01
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers U U U U U
5th C C C C C
Targeted Employ-ment Areas C C C C C


Visa Bulletin for March 2009
Employment-Based

All
Charge-ability
Areas
Except
Those
Listed

CHINA-
mainland born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 15FEB05 15FEB04 
3rd 01MAY05 22OCT02 15OCT01 15AUG03 01MAY05
Other
Workers
15MAR03 22OCT02 15OCT01 15MAR03 15MAR03
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C C C C
5th C C C C C
Targeted Employ-ment Areas/
Regional Centers
C C C C C


Visa Bulletin for February 2009
Employment-Based

All
Charge-ability
Areas
Except
Those
Listed

CHINA-
mainland born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 01JAN05   01JAN04  C C
3rd 01MAY05 01OCT02 15OCT01  01APR03 01MAY05
Other
Workers
15MAR03 01OCT02 15OCT01 15OCT01 15MAR03
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C C C C
5th C C C C C
Targeted Employ-ment Areas/
Regional Centers
C C C C C


Visa Bulletin for January 2009
Employment-Based

All
Charge-ability
Areas
Except
Those
Listed

CHINA-
mainland born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 08JUL04  01JUL03  C C
3rd 01MAY05 01JUN02 15OCT01 15NOV02 01MAY05
Other
Workers
15MAR03 15MAR03 15MAR03 15MAR03 15MAR03
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C C C C
5th C C C C C
Targeted Employ-ment Areas/
Regional Centers
C C C C C