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Immigrant Visa Priority Dates for May 2009

In May 2009, 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) September 22, 2002 F1 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 38 days.
September 22, 2002 F1 China — Mainland Born
Date moved forward 38 days.
September 22, 2002 F1 India
Date moved forward 38 days.
October 8, 1992 F1 Mexico
No change.
August 1, 1993 F1 Philippines
No change.
F2A (Spouse & Children of Green Card Holders) October 8, 2004 F2A All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 54 days.
October 8, 2004 F2A China — Mainland Born
Date moved forward 54 days.
October 8, 2004 F2A India
Date moved forward 54 days.
April 1, 2002 F2A Mexico
Date moved forward 90 days.
October 8, 2004 F2A Philippines
Date moved forward 54 days.
F2B (Unmarried Children of Green Card Holders) November 15, 2000 F2B All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 75 days.
November 15, 2000 F2B China — Mainland Born
Date moved forward 75 days.
November 15, 2000 F2B India
Date moved forward 75 days.
May 1, 1992 F2B Mexico
No change.
February 1, 1998 F2B Philippines
Date moved forward 17 days.
F3 (Married Children of US Citizens) September 8, 2000 F3 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 17 days.
September 8, 2000 F3 China — Mainland Born
Date moved forward 17 days.
September 8, 2000 F3 India
Date moved forward 17 days.
October 22, 1992 F3 Mexico
No change.
June 22, 1991 F3 Philippines
Date moved forward 7 days.
F4 (Siblings of US Citizens) June 8, 1998 F4 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 54 days.
March 22, 1998 F4 China — Mainland Born
Date moved forward 73 days.
June 8, 1998 F4 India
Date moved forward 54 days.
May 1, 1995 F4 Mexico
Date moved forward 9 days.
July 8, 1986 F4 Philippines
Date moved forward 16 days.
EB1 (Extraordinary Ability) All dates E1 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
No change.
All dates E1 China — Mainland 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.
February 15, 2005 E2 China — Mainland Born
No change.
February 15, 2004 E2 India
No change.
All dates E2 Mexico
No change.
All dates E2 Philippines
No change.
EB3 (Skilled Workers) No Visas E3 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Visas became unavailable.
No Visas E3 China — Mainland Born
Visas became unavailable.
No Visas E3 India
Visas became unavailable.
No Visas E3 Mexico
Visas became unavailable.
No Visas E3 Philippines
Visas became unavailable.
EB3 (Other Workers) No Visas Other Workers All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Visas became unavailable.
No Visas Other Workers China — Mainland Born
Visas became unavailable.
No Visas Other Workers India
Visas became unavailable.
No Visas Other Workers Mexico
Visas became unavailable.
No Visas Other Workers Philippines
Visas became unavailable.
EB4 (Special Immigrants) All dates E4 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
No change.
All dates E4 China — Mainland 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
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
All dates Religious Workers China — Mainland Born
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
All dates Religious Workers India
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
All dates Religious Workers Mexico
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
All dates Religious Workers Philippines
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
EB5 (Employment Creation) All dates E5 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
No change.
All dates E5 China — Mainland 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 China — Mainland 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.