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September 2004 Visa Bulletin

For August 2004 Visa Bulletin, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2004/visa-bulletin-august-2004.aspx

For analysis of September 2004 Visa Bulletin, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2004/visa-bulletin-analysis-september-2004.aspx

September 2004 Visa Bulletin has been officially released (valid from September 1 to September 30 only). Please see below for more details.

Family Based:
"Final Action Date" is the date when when USCIS/DOS may render their final decision on submitted applications. Your priority date should be before this date.
Family All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st 22OCT00 22OCT00 01JAN92 15JUL90
2A* 15APR00 15APR00 15SEP97 15APR00
2B 01JUL95 01JUL95 01SEP91 01JUL95
3rd 15OCT97 15OCT97 01MAY92 22AUG87
4th 15AUG92 22SEP91 15AUG92 22MAR82
"Date for Filing Application" is the date when you can submit I-485/NVC applications to USCIS/DOS. Your priority date should be before this date.

Employment Based:
"Final Action Date" is the date when when USCIS/DOS may render their final decision on submitted applications. Your priority date should be before this date.
Employment-Based All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C
2nd C C C C
3rd C C C C
Other Workers C C C C
4th C C C C
Certain Religious
Workers
C C C C
5th C C C C
Targeted Employment Areas/Regional Centers C C C C
"Date for Filing Application" is the date when you can submit I-485/NVC applications to USCIS/DOS. Your priority date should be before this date.
  AF AS EU NA OC SA Total
Marital Status              
Married 4566 1593 5910 1 153 460 12683
Single 6162 1343 2799 1 150 335 10790
Divorced 80 39 414 0 17 27 577
Separated 38 5 13 0 1 7 64
Widowed 40 19 97 0 1 7 164
Total 10886 2999 9233 2 322 836 24278
               
  AF AS EU NA OC SA Total
Occupation              
ADMIN SUPPORT INCLUDING CLERKS 674 212 372 0 25 76 1359
ARCHITECT 31 9 51 0 4 6 101
ARTIST/WRITER/ATHLETE/ENTERTAINER 92 53 153 0 17 10 325
COUNSELORS, EDUCATION/VOCATION 24 14 40 0 3 3 84
ENGINEER, SURVEYOR/MAP SCIENCE 206 120 458 0 9 34 827
EXECUTIVE, ADMIN, MANAGERIAL 1449 659 2015 1 114 169 4407
FARMING/FORESTRY/FISHING 70 4 114 0 3 5 196
HEALTH DIAGNOSING OCCUPATIONS 9 2 16 0 0 1 28
HEALTH TECHNOLOGIST/TECHNICIAN 99 18 70 0 1 14 202
HOUSEWIFE/HOUSEHUSBAND 104 133 189 0 0 32 458
INVALID/INACTIVE 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
LAWYERS AND JUDGES 55 22 74 0 5 20 176
LIBRARIANS/ARCHIVISTS/CURATORS 25 4 25 0 2 2 58
MATHEMATICAL/COMPUTER SCIENTIST 61 49 204 0 10 12 336
NATURAL SCIENTISTS 22 10 52 0 2 2 88
OCCUPATION NOT REPORTED 1541 148 222 0 6 14 1931
OPERATORS/FABRICATORS/LABORERS 545 20 449 0 10 36 1060
OTHER HEALTH ASSESSMENT/TREATMENT 55 26 54 0 1 13 149
PHYSICIAN 93 47 238 0 1 23 402
PRECISION PRODUCTION/CRAFT/REP 513 23 193 0 4 9 742
REGISTERED NURSES 130 18 154 0 3 7 312
SALES OCCUPATIONS 358 145 366 0 6 29 904
SERVICE OCCUPATIONS 1341 409 1599 0 39 141 3529
SOCIAL SCIENTIST/URBAN PLANNER 8 0 77 0 1 0 86
SOCIAL/RECREATION/RELIGIOUS WORK 57 10 32 0 0 2 101
STUDENTS/CHILDREN UNDER 16 1851 456 757 1 18 57 3140
TEACHERS, EXCEPT POSTSECONDARY 658 203 445 0 23 40 1369
TEACHERS, POSTSECONDARY 107 60 123 0 3 22 315
TECHNOLOGIST/TECHNICIAN, OTHER 467 40 293 0 9 38 847
UNEMPLOYED OR RETIRED 230 68 396 0 3 19 716
UNKNOWN 10 17 1 0 0 0 28
Total 10886 2999 9233 2 322 836 24278


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      Current Step: If your priority date is not current, then you can calculate when it may become current, check your case status, processing time, etc: https://www.mygcvisa.com/calculator

      Next Steps: If priority date is current and

      1. If applicant is inside US, they will have to file I-485: https://blog.mygcvisa.com/2013/04/how-to-file-i-485-application.html

      2. If applicant is outside US, it will be sent to NVC: https://www.mygcvisa.com/nvc/overview-after-nvc-petition-approved.aspx

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