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DOS Releases February 2010 Visa Bulletin

Murali Bashyam

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released its February 2010 Visa Bulletin.  According to the bulletin, visa availability dates moved forward by three weeks to May 22, 2005 in the employment-based second preference (EB-2) category for nationals of China.  In the third employment-based preference category (EB-3) for professionals and skilled workers, immigrant visa availability dates advanced approximately seven weeks, to September 22, 2002, for China and worldwide. Unfortunately, it did not advance for India or Mexico.  All other categories will remain unchanged from the January 2010 bulletin.  To read the entire February Visa Bulletin, please click here.

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released its February 2010 Visa Bulletin.  According to the bulletin, visa availability dates moved forward by three weeks to May 22, 2005 in the employment-based second preference (EB-2) category for nationals of China.  In the third employment-based preference category (EB-3) for professionals and skilled workers, immigrant visa availability dates advanced approximately seven weeks, to September 22, 2002, for China and worldwide. Unfortunately, it did not advance for India or Mexico.  All other categories will remain unchanged from the January 2010 bulletin.  To read the entire February Visa Bulletin, please click here.