Visa Bulletin – September 2013 Analysis

Family-based categories:

– First (F1): This preference is for unmarried sons and daughters of US citizens (21 years of age and older).

– There is slight movement in this category for China, India, Mexico, and “Other Countries”

– The priority date for The Philippines has progressed approximate 4 months.

– Second:

– A. (F2A) This preference is for spouses and children (under 21 years of age) of legal permanent residents.

– This category remains current for all countries.

– B. (F2B) This preference is for unmarried sons and daughters (21 years of age or older) of legal permanent residents.

– The priority dates for China, India, and “Other Countries” have progressed approximately 2 months.

– There is slight movement in this category for Mexico.

– The priority date for Philippines has progressed approximately 1 month.

– Third (F3): This preference is for married sons and daughters of US citizens.

– The priority dates for China, India, and “Other Countries” have progressed approximately 1 month.

– There is slight movement in this category for Mexico and The Philippines.

– Fourth (F4): This preference is for brothers and sisters of adult US citizens.

– The priority dates for China, India, and “Other Countries” remains the same.

– There is slight movement in this category for Mexico.

– The priority date for Philippines has progressed approximately 1 month.

Employment-based categories (EB-1, EB-2, EB-3 & "Other Workers"):

– EB-1: This preference is reserved for persons of extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics; outstanding professors or researchers; and multinational executives and managers.

– This category remains current for all countries.

– EB-2: This preference is reserved for persons who are members of the professions holding advanced degrees or for persons with exceptional ability in the arts, sciences, or business.

– The priority date for China remains the same.

– The priority date for India has progressed approximately 5 months.

– The priority dates for Mexico, The Philippines and “Other Countries” remains current.

– EB-3: This preference is reserved for professionals, skilled workers, and other workers.

– The priority dates for China, Mexico, and “Other Countries” have progressed approximately 1.5 years.

– The priority date for India has progressed approximately 8 months.

– The priority date for Philippines has progressed approximately 1 month.

– "Other workers".

– The priority dates for Mexico, and “Other Countries” hasprogressed approximately 1.5 years.

– The priority date for China has progressed approximately 3 months.

– The priority date for India has progressed approximately 8 months.

– The priority date for Philippines has progressed approximately 1 month.

Via (http://parwanilawfirm.com)

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