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November 2008 Visa Bulletin

For October 2008 Visa Bulletin, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2008/visa-bulletin-october-2008.aspx

For analysis of November 2008 Visa Bulletin, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2008/visa-bulletin-analysis-november-2008.aspx

November 2008 Visa Bulletin has been officially released (valid from November 1 to November 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-
Sponsored
All
Chargeability
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-
mainland born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st 

01MAY02

01MAY02

01MAY02

15SEP92

01MAY93

2A

08FEB04

08FEB04

08FEB04

15JUL01

08FEB04

2B

15JAN00

15JAN00

15JAN00

22APR92

15JUN97

3rd

01JUL00

01JUL00

01JUL00

15SEP92

08MAY91

4th

15NOV97

08JUN97

22JUL97

22JAN95

22MAR86

"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 01JUN04  01JUN03 C C
3rd 01MAY05 01FEB02 01OCT01 01SEP02 01MAY05
Other
Workers
15JAN03 15JAN03 15JAN03 15JAN03 15JAN03
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers U U U U U
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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