Here is the quick analysis courtesy of Nicolette Davis on our staff -
August Visa Bulletin Summary:
Family 1st - World numbers, China and India jumped five weeks to 01 August 05; Mexico stalled at 08 June 93; the Philippines regressed three years and 4 months to 01 March 94.
Family 2A – World numbers, China, India, and the Philippines jumped one month to 15 March 10; Mexico advanced one month to 01 March 10.
Family 2B - World numbers, China, and India advanced seven weeks to 22 June 04; Mexico jumped 8 months and three weeks to 22 August 92; the Philippines advanced a week and a half to 01 January 02.
Family 3rd – World numbers, China, and India moved forward two weeks to 01 May 02; Mexico stalled at 22 January 93; the Philippines remains stalled at 22 July 92.
Family 4th – World numbers, China stalled at 08 January 01; India advanced three and a half weeks to 15 February 01; Mexico advanced one week to 15 June 96; the Philippines stalled at 01 February 89.
Employment 1st – still current in all categories.
Employment 2nd – World numbers, Mexico, and the Philippines stalled at 01 January 09; numbers for China and India are unavailable.
Employment 3rd – World numbers, Mexico jumped two months to 08 September 06; the Philippines advanced one week to 08 June 06; China jumped six and a half weeks to 15 June 03; India regressed 3 years to 01 October 02.
Employment 3rd Other Workers – World numbers, Mexico jumped two months to 08 September 06; the Philippines stalled at 08 June 06; China stalled at 15 June 03; one week advance for India to 01 October 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.