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Greg Siskind









December 2012 Visa Bulletin is Out





Nicolette Davis from my office was kind enough to prepare this summary of the latest State Department Visa Bulletin.

Family
1st - World numbers, China and India advanced one month to 01
December 05; Mexico advanced one week to 01 July 93; the Philippines jumped
three months and one week to 08 October 97.


Family 2A World numbers, China, India, and the Philippines advanced
one month and one week to 22 August 10; Mexico jumped one week to 01 August 10.


Family 2B - World numbers, China, and India moved one month
and one week to the 15 November 04; Mexico moved forward two weeks and three days
to 01 November 92; the Philippines advanced five weeks to 22 March 02.


Family 3rd World numbers, China, and India moved forward a
week to 08 June 02; Mexico moved forward two weeks to 01 March 93; the
Philippines moved forward one week and 3 days to 01 August 92.


Family 4th World numbers, China moved forward two weeks and
three days to 01 April 01; India advanced one week and three days to 01 April
01; Mexico moved forward two weeks to 22 July 96; the Philippines advanced
three weeks to 22 March 89.


Employment 1st still current in all categories.


Employment 2nd World numbers, Mexico and the Philippines
are still current; China moved forward a month and three weeks to 22 October
07; India remains stalled at 01 September 04.


Employment 3rd World numbers, Mexico advanced one month to
22 December 06; the Philippines moved one week to 15 August 06; China moved two
weeks to 01 July 06; India advanced almost two weeks to 01 November 02.


Employment 3rd Other Workers World numbers, Mexico moved
forward one month to 22 December 06; the Philippines moved one week to 15
August 06; China remains stalled at 01 July 03; India advanced almost two weeks
to 01 November 02.


Employment 4th still current in all categories.


Employment 5th still current in all categories.


Number 51

Volume IX

Washington, D.C.











About The Author




Greg Siskind is a partner in Siskind Susser's Memphis, Tennessee, office. After graduating magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University, he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago. Mr. Siskind is a member of AILA, a board member of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and a member of the ABA, where he serves on the LPM Publishing Board as Marketing Vice Chairman. He is the author of several books, including the J Visa Guidebook and The Lawyer's Guide to Marketing on the Internet. Mr. Siskind practices all areas of immigration law, specializing in immigration matters of the health care and technology industries. He can be reached by email at gsiskind@visalaw.com.






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