The February, 2008 Visa Bulletin, shows that immigrant visas for India employment-based 2nd preference (Members of the professions holding advanced degrees and Aliens of exceptional ability in the sciences, arts, or business) will become unavailable as of February 1, 2008.


Employment-Based All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed China-mainland born India Mexico Philippines
1st C C C C C
2nd C 01JAN03  U C C
3rd 01NOV02   15NOV01 08MAY01 22APR01 01NOV02
Other
Workers
01OCT01 01OCT01 01OCT01 01OCT01 01OCT01
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C C C C
5th C C C C C
Targeted Employment Areas/
Regional Centers
C C C C C