Big jumps again for India and China EB-2. But be warned - DOS may retrogress or make unavailable those numbers soon so if you have an adjustment to file, don't dawdle.
Here is our summary:
Family 1st - World numbers, China and India have jumped six weeks to 15 October 04; 1 week advance for Mexico to 15 April 93; Philippines advanced six weeks to 15 April 97.
Family 2A – World numbers, China, India, and the Philippines have jumped a month to 22 April 09; Mexico advanced more than six weeks to 22 March 09.
Family 2B - World numbers, China, India advanced 3 weeks to 08 September 03; Mexico moved a week and a half to 01 December 92; Philippines advanced two weeks to 01 September 01.
Family 3rd – World numbers, China, India jumped three and a half weeks to 01 November 01; 1 week advance for Mexico to 22 December 92; Philippines moved one week to 15 July 92.
Family 4th – World numbers, China, India jumped one month to 15 August 00; Mexico advanced one week to 08 May 96; Philippines jumped one month to 08 October 88.
Employment 1st – still current in all categories.
Employment 2nd – World numbers, Mexico, Philippines still current, China and India jumped nine and a half months to 01 January 09.
Employment 3rd – World numbers, Mexico, Philippines advanced three weeks to 01 February 06; China jumped five weeks to 15 October 04; India moved one week to 08 Aug 02.
Employment 3rd Other Workers – World numbers, Mexico, Philippines jumped one month to 01 February 06; China stalled at 22 April 03; one and a half week advance for India to 01 August 02.
Employment 4th – still current in all categories.
Employment 5th – still current in all categories.
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 email@example.com.