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August 2009 Visa Bulletin

For July 2009 Visa Bulletin, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2009/visa-bulletin-july-2009.aspx

For analysis of August 2009 Visa Bulletin, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2009/visa-bulletin-analysis-august-2009.aspx

August 2009 Visa Bulletin has been officially released (valid from August 1 to August 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  08JAN03 08JAN03 08JAN03  01JAN91  15SEP93
2A 15JAN05 15JAN05 15JAN05 22SEP02 15JAN05
2B 01MAY01 01MAY01 01MAY01 08MAY92 01MAY98
3rd 01NOV00 01NOV00 01NOV00 01JUL91 08AUG91
4th 22DEC98 22DEC98 22DEC98 01AUG95 08SEP86
"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 01OCT03  01OCT03  C C
3rd U U U U U
Other
Workers
U U U U U
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:

      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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