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Immigrant Visa Priority Dates for October 2009

In October 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) July 22, 2003 F1 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 68 days.
July 22, 2003 F1 China — Mainland Born
Date moved forward 68 days.
July 22, 2003 F1 India
Date moved forward 68 days.
June 8, 1992 F1 Mexico
Date moved forward 524 days.
October 8, 1993 F1 Philippines
Date moved forward 16 days.
F2A (Spouse & Children of Green Card Holders) June 1, 2005 F2A All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 47 days.
June 1, 2005 F2A China — Mainland Born
Date moved forward 47 days.
June 1, 2005 F2A India
Date moved forward 47 days.
March 1, 2003 F2A Mexico
Date moved forward 69 days.
June 1, 2005 F2A Philippines
Date moved forward 47 days.
F2B (Unmarried Children of Green Card Holders) August 22, 2001 F2B All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 52 days.
August 22, 2001 F2B China — Mainland Born
Date moved forward 52 days.
August 22, 2001 F2B India
Date moved forward 52 days.
May 22, 1992 F2B Mexico
Date moved forward 7 days.
May 1, 1998 F2B Philippines
No change.
F3 (Married Children of US Citizens) January 15, 2001 F3 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 31 days.
January 15, 2001 F3 China — Mainland Born
Date moved forward 31 days.
January 15, 2001 F3 India
Date moved forward 31 days.
July 8, 1991 F3 Mexico
Date moved forward 7 days.
October 15, 1991 F3 Philippines
Date moved forward 23 days.
F4 (Siblings of US Citizens) April 15, 1999 F4 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Date moved forward 52 days.
April 15, 1999 F4 China — Mainland Born
Date moved forward 52 days.
April 15, 1999 F4 India
Date moved forward 52 days.
October 8, 1995 F4 Mexico
Date moved forward 16 days.
December 1, 1986 F4 Philippines
Date moved forward 40 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.
March 22, 2005 E2 China — Mainland Born
Date moved forward 73 days.
January 22, 2005 E2 India
Date moved forward 14 days.
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
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
February 22, 2002 E3 China — Mainland Born
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
April 15, 2001 E3 India
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
May 1, 2002 E3 Mexico
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
June 1, 2002 E3 Philippines
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
EB3 (Other Workers) June 1, 2001 Other Workers All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
June 1, 2001 Other Workers China — Mainland Born
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
April 15, 2001 Other Workers India
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
June 1, 2001 Other Workers Mexico
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
June 1, 2001 Other Workers Philippines
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
EB4 (Special Immigrants) All dates E4 All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
All dates E4 China — Mainland Born
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
All dates E4 India
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
All dates E4 Mexico
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
All dates E4 Philippines
Visas became available for dates prior to date listed.
EB4 (Religious Workers) No Visas Religious Workers All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
No change.
No Visas Religious Workers China — Mainland Born
No change.
No Visas Religious Workers India
No change.
No Visas Religious Workers Mexico
No change.
No Visas Religious Workers Philippines
No change.
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) No Visas Pilot Programs All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed
Visas became unavailable.
No Visas Pilot Programs China — Mainland Born
Visas became unavailable.
No Visas Pilot Programs India
Visas became unavailable.
No Visas Pilot Programs Mexico
Visas became unavailable.
No Visas Pilot Programs Philippines
Visas became unavailable.