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October 2006 Visa Bulletin

For September 2006 Visa Bulletin, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2006/visa-bulletin-september-2006.aspx

For analysis of October 2006 Visa Bulletin, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2006/visa-bulletin-analysis-october-2006.aspx

October 2006 Visa Bulletin has been officially released (valid from October 1 to October 31 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 CHINA-mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st  01MAY00 01MAY00 01MAY00 01JAN93 01NOV91
2A 22APR01 22APR01 22APR01 15OCT99 22APR01
2B 01JAN97 01JAN97 01JAN97 15FEB92 22JUL96
3rd 22OCT98 22OCT98 22OCT98 01JAN94 01AUG90
4th 15SEP95 01FEB95 01AUG95 15SEP93 01APR84
"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

CHINA-
mainland born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 01APR05 15JUN02 C C
3rd 01MAY02 01MAY02 22APR01 01MAY01 01MAY02
Schedule
A
Workers
C C C C C
Other
Workers
01JAN01 01JAN01 01JAN01 01JAN01 01JAN01
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C C C C
5th C C C C C
Targeted Employment Areas/
Regional Centers
C 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.


Also See:
      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://blog.mygcvisa.com/2013/09/nvc-consular-processing-steps.html

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