In the recently published U.S. Department of State Visa Bulletin for August 2012, the EB-2 priority dates remained at 01 January, 2009 in respect of all countries other than India and mainland China. EB-2 priority dates for India and China are currently unavailable and it will remain so for the remainder of FY-2012. Meanwhile, the EB-1, EB-4 and EB-5 numbers continue to remain current for all countries.
In the EB-3 category, the priority dates for professionals and skilled workers advanced from 09/22/05 to 11/08/05 in respect of China; from 09/22/02 to 10/01/02 in respect of India; from 06/08/06 to 06/15/06 in respect of Philippines, and from 07/22/06 to 09/08/06 in respect of all other countries.
In the EB-3 Other Workers category, the priority dates remained at 06/15/03 in respect of China and 06/08/06 in respect of Philippines, but advanced from 09/22/02 to 10/01/02 in respect of India, and from 07/22/06 to 09/08/06 in respect of all other countries.
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