March Visa Bulletin Summary:
Family 1st - World numbers, China and India advanced five weeks to 01 February 04; 1 and a half week advance for Mexico to 01 May 93; Philippines jumped one month to 22 June 97.
Family 2A – World numbers, China, India, and the Philippines have jumped six weeks to 22 July 09; Mexico advanced three and a half weeks to 01 July 09.
Family 2B - World numbers, China, and India jumped a month to 15 Novemeber 03; Mexico remains stalled at 01 December 92; Philippines advanced five weeks to 08 December 01.
Family 3rd – World numbers, China, and India jumped one month to 01 January 02; one week advance for Mexico to 08 January 93; Philippines stalled at 22 July 92.
Family 4th – World numbers, China, and India jumped one month to 08 October 00; Mexico advanced one week to 22 May 96; Philippines advanced seven weeks to 22 December 88.
Employment 1st – still current in all categories.
Employment 2nd – World numbers, Mexico, and Philippines still current, China and India jumped four months to 01 May 10.
Employment 3rd – World numbers, Mexico, and Philippines advanced three weeks to 15 March 06; China jumped one month to 01 January 05; India moved one week to 22 Aug 02.
Employment 3rd Other Workers – World numbers, Mexico, and Philippines advanced three weeks to 15 March 06; China remains stalled at 22 April 03; one week advance for India to 22 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.