Employment Based Immigrant Visa Numbers move forward in April 2010
The April 2010 Visa Bulletin has been released by the U.S. State Department; the Bulletin shows continued forward movement in most categories. First Preference Employment Visa Numbers remain current along with Second Preference for all countries except China and India. Unfortunately India Second Preference remains on February 1, 2005, while Third Preference India progresses more than two months to September 8, 2001. Third Preference for the World, China and the Philippines moves forward six weeks to February 1, 2003, while China Second Preference also gains six weeks to August 22, 2005. Visa numbers may continue to progress conservatively until at least the summer of 2010.