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July 2011 Department of State Visa Bulletin

The new visa bulletin is out at this link: http://www.travel.state.gov/visa/bulletin/bulletin_5489.html. Employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 remains current for all countries; EB-2 remains current, except for India and China (Mar. 2007); EB-3 is at October 2005 for all countries, except for India (May 2002), China (July 2004), and Mexico (July 2005); EB-3 other workers is at November 2004 for all countries, except India (May 2002), China (April 2003); EB-4, religious workers, EB-5, and targeted employment areas and regional centers are all current. Family based petitions are backlogged, with the most recent date at March 2008.