Skip to main content
Los Angeles Immigration Lawyers:
Helping US businesses compete globally
Helping immigrants achieve the American dream

Immigrant Visa Priority Dates for January 2008

In January 2008, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Department of State will be processing visas for petitions filed before the following dates:
  All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed China—Mainland Born India Mexico Philippines
F1 (Unmarried Children of US Citizens) February 1, 2002 F1 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 24 days.
February 1, 2002 F1 Chinamainland Born
Date moved forward 24 days.
February 1, 2002 F1 India
Date moved forward 24 days.
July 1, 1992 F1 Mexico
No change.
November 22, 1992 F1 Philippines
Date moved forward 61 days.
F2A (Spouse & Children of Green Card Holders) February 22, 2003 F2A All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 38 days.
February 22, 2003 F2A Chinamainland Born
Date moved forward 38 days.
February 22, 2003 F2A India
Date moved forward 38 days.
May 1, 2002 F2A Mexico
No change.
February 22, 2003 F2A Philippines
Date moved forward 38 days.
F2B (Unmarried Children of Green Card Holders) November 22, 1998 F2B All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 38 days.
November 22, 1998 F2B Chinamainland Born
Date moved forward 38 days.
November 22, 1998 F2B India
Date moved forward 38 days.
March 22, 1992 F2B Mexico
Date moved forward 7 days.
January 15, 1997 F2B Philippines
Date moved forward 14 days.
F3 (Married Children of US Citizens) May 8, 2000 F3 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 30 days.
May 8, 2000 F3 Chinamainland Born
Date moved forward 30 days.
May 8, 2000 F3 India
Date moved forward 30 days.
July 8, 1992 F3 Mexico
No change.
April 1, 1991 F3 Philippines
No change.
F4 (Siblings of US Citizens) July 8, 1997 F4 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 16 days.
November 1, 1996 F4 Chinamainland Born
Date moved forward 24 days.
September 15, 1996 F4 India
Date moved forward 31 days.
October 1, 1994 F4 Mexico
Date moved forward 9 days.
February 1, 1986 F4 Philippines
Date moved forward 85 days.
EB1 (Extraordinary Ability) All dates E1 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
No change.
All dates E1 Chinamainland Born
No change.
All dates E1 India
No change.
All dates E1 Mexico
No change.
All dates E1 Philippines
No change.
EB2 (Professionals/Exceptional Ability) All dates E2 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
No change.
January 1, 2003 E2 Chinamainland Born
No change.
January 1, 2000 E2 India
Date moved back 731 days.
All dates E2 Mexico
No change.
All dates E2 Philippines
No change.
EB3 (Skilled Workers) October 15, 2002 E3 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 44 days.
November 1, 2001 E3 Chinamainland Born
Date moved forward 17 days.
May 1, 2001 E3 India
No change.
April 22, 2001 E3 Mexico
No change.
October 15, 2002 E3 Philippines
Date moved forward 44 days.
EB3 (Other Workers) October 1, 2001 Other Workers All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
No change.
October 1, 2001 Other Workers Chinamainland Born
No change.
October 1, 2001 Other Workers India
No change.
October 1, 2001 Other Workers Mexico
No change.
October 1, 2001 Other Workers Philippines
No change.
EB4 (Special Immigrants) All dates E4 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
No change.
All dates E4 Chinamainland Born
No change.
All dates E4 India
No change.
All dates E4 Mexico
No change.
All dates E4 Philippines
No change.
EB4 (Religious Workers) All dates Religious Workers All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
No change.
All dates Religious Workers Chinamainland Born
No change.
All dates Religious Workers India
No change.
All dates Religious Workers Mexico
No change.
All dates Religious Workers Philippines
No change.
Iraqi & Afghani Translators All dates Iraqi/Afghani Translators All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
No change.
All dates Iraqi/Afghani Translators Chinamainland Born
No change.
All dates Iraqi/Afghani Translators India
No change.
All dates Iraqi/Afghani Translators Mexico
No change.
All dates Iraqi/Afghani Translators Philippines
No change.
EB5 (Employment Creation) All dates E5 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
No change.
All dates E5 Chinamainland Born
No change.
All dates E5 India
No change.
All dates E5 Mexico
No change.
All dates E5 Philippines
No change.
EB5 (Targeted Area) All dates Targeted Employment Areas All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
No change.
All dates Targeted Employment Areas Chinamainland Born
No change.
All dates Targeted Employment Areas India
No change.
All dates Targeted Employment Areas Mexico
No change.
All dates Targeted Employment Areas Philippines
No change.