The Department of State has released the September 2013 Visa Bulletin. The Visa Bulletin is published monthly by the Department of State and indicates who may apply for an immigrant visa based on their preference category and priority date. For a detailed explanation of the visa bulletin, priority dates, and the numerical limitations of immigration visas, please visit:
Please note that as of this bulletin, the Family 2A (Spouses and Children of Permanent Residents) category remains current. This means that there are visa numbers immediately available for the spouses and children of permanent residents.