Visa Bulletin 03/2017
10 Feb 2017
New case numbers have been announced. All Green Card winners of the diversity visa program of DV-2017 should regularly check whether their interview appointment is already available. Once your appointment is set, schedule your medical exam, apply for a criminal background check and collect all further necessary documents for the interview.
Case numbers & interviews MARCH 2017 DV-2017
Africa: 28,700 (except Egypt: 18,800 Ethiopia: 19,200)
Asia: 4,700 (except Nepal: 3,850 Iran: 4,600)
North America (Bahamas): 7
South America and the Caribbean: 875
Case numbers & interviews APRIL 2017 DV-2017
Africa: 34,900 (except Egypt: 21,800 Ethiopia: 24,500)
Asia: 5,500 (except Nepal: 4,575 Iran: 5,300)
North America (Bahamas): 10
South America and the Caribbean: 900
Furthermore, we would like to announce the following waiting periods for immigration via family or employment (extract from the official version). Further information regarding each category can be found on our website - section "Immigrant Visas".
Immigration categories for MARCH 2017
Family Sponsored Preferences
Other workers 01DEC16
Certain Religious employees C
5thNon-Regional Center (C5 and T5) C
5thRegional Center (I5 and R5) C
(Targeted Employment Areas/regional Centers and Pilot Programs)
For more information you can check out the official website of the U.S. Department of State.
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