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October 2008 Visa Bulletin

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

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

October 2008 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-
Sponsored
All
Chargeability
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-
mainland born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st 

15APR02

15APR02

15APR02

08SEP92

01APR93

2A

01JAN04

01JAN04

01JAN04

01MAY01

01JAN04

2B

15DEC99

15DEC99

15DEC99

22APR92

8MAY97

3rd

22JUN00

22JUN00

22JUN00

15SEP92

01MAY91

4th

22OCT97

01MAY97

22MAY97

15JAN95

08MAR86

"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 01APR04  01APR03  C C
3rd 01JAN05 01OCT01 01JUL01 01JUL02 01JAN05
Other
Workers
01JAN03 01JAN03 01JAN03 01JAN03 01JAN03
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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