November 2013 Visa Bulletin

November 2013 Visa Bulletin

FAMILY-SPONSORED PREFERENCES

First:  (F1) Unmarried Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens:  23,400 plus any numbers not required for fourth preference.

Second:  Spouses and Children, and Unmarried Sons and Daughters of Permanent Residents:  114,200, plus the number (if any) by which the worldwide family preference level exceeds 226,000, plus any unused first preference numbers:

A. (F2A) Spouses and Children of Permanent Residents:  77% of the overall second preference limitation, of which 75% are exempt from the per-country limit;

B. (F2B) Unmarried Sons and Daughters (21 years of age or older) of Permanent Residents:  23% of the overall second preference limitation.

Third:  (F3) Married Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens:  23,400, plus any numbers not required by first and second preferences.

Fourth:  (F4) Brothers and Sisters of Adult U.S. Citizens:  65,000, plus any numbers not required by first three preferences.

Categories Worldwide China (PRC) Mexico Philippines
1st 10-22-06 10-22-06 9-22-93 7-1-01
2A 9-8-13 9-8-13 9-1-13 9-8-13
2B 3-22-06 3-22-06 4-1-94 3-1-03
3rd 2-8-03 2-8-03 6-1-93 1-8-93
4th 8-22-01 8-22-01 10-22-96 4-22-90