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Immigrant Visa Priority Dates for November 2009

In November 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) October 15, 2003 F1 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 85 days.
October 15, 2003 F1 China — Mainland Born
Date moved forward 85 days.
October 15, 2003 F1 India
Date moved forward 85 days.
July 8, 1992 F1 Mexico
Date moved forward 30 days.
October 22, 1993 F1 Philippines
Date moved forward 14 days.
F2A (Spouse & Children of Green Card Holders) August 15, 2005 F2A All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 75 days.
August 15, 2005 F2A China — Mainland Born
Date moved forward 75 days.
August 15, 2005 F2A India
Date moved forward 75 days.
June 15, 2003 F2A Mexico
Date moved forward 106 days.
August 15, 2005 F2A Philippines
Date moved forward 75 days.
F2B (Unmarried Children of Green Card Holders) October 1, 2001 F2B All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 40 days.
October 1, 2001 F2B China — Mainland Born
Date moved forward 40 days.
October 1, 2001 F2B India
Date moved forward 40 days.
June 1, 1992 F2B Mexico
Date moved forward 10 days.
May 15, 1998 F2B Philippines
Date moved forward 14 days.
F3 (Married Children of US Citizens) March 1, 2001 F3 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 45 days.
March 1, 2001 F3 China — Mainland Born
Date moved forward 45 days.
March 1, 2001 F3 India
Date moved forward 45 days.
May 1, 1992 F3 Mexico
Date moved forward 298 days.
October 22, 1991 F3 Philippines
Date moved forward 7 days.
F4 (Siblings of US Citizens) June 15, 1999 F4 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 61 days.
June 15, 1999 F4 China — Mainland Born
Date moved forward 61 days.
June 15, 1999 F4 India
Date moved forward 61 days.
November 8, 1995 F4 Mexico
Date moved forward 31 days.
January 15, 1987 F4 Philippines
Date moved forward 45 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.
April 1, 2005 E2 China — Mainland Born
Date moved forward 10 days.
January 22, 2005 E2 India
No change.
All dates E2 Mexico
No change.
All dates E2 Philippines
No change.
EB3 (Skilled Workers) June 1, 2002 E3 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
No change.
June 1, 2002 E3 China — Mainland Born
Date moved forward 99 days.
April 22, 2001 E3 India
Date moved forward 7 days.
June 1, 2002 E3 Mexico
Date moved forward 31 days.
June 1, 2002 E3 Philippines
No change.
EB3 (Other Workers) June 1, 2001 Other Workers All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
No change.
June 1, 2001 Other Workers China — Mainland Born
No change.
April 22, 2001 Other Workers India
Date moved forward 7 days.
June 1, 2001 Other Workers Mexico
No change.
June 1, 2001 Other Workers Philippines
No change.
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 all dates as of October 28th
All dates Religious Workers China — Mainland Born
Visas became available for all dates as of October 28th
All dates Religious Workers India
Visas became available for all dates as of October 28th
All dates Religious Workers Mexico
Visas became available for all dates as of October 28th
All dates Religious Workers Philippines
Visas became available for all dates as of October 28th
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.
EB5 (Pilot Programs) All dates Pilot Programs All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Visas became available for all dates as of October 28th
All dates Pilot Programs China — Mainland Born
Visas became available for all dates as of October 28th
All dates Pilot Programs India
Visas became available for all dates as of October 28th
All dates Pilot Programs Mexico
Visas became available for all dates as of October 28th
All dates Pilot Programs Philippines
Visas became available for all dates as of October 28th

President Obama signed an extension of the EB4 Religious Workers and EB5 Pilot Program on October 28, 2009, thereby making visas available in these categories.