The U.S. Department of State has issued the Visa Bulletin for March 2012. The Visa Bulletin is a monthly publication of the U.S. Department of State which tracks the numerical limit or quota on the number of immigrant visas (aka “green cards”) issued each year.

The March 2012 Visa Bulletin may be found here.

To automatically receive the monthly Visa Bulletin via email, you may subscribe to the Visa Bulletin at this site as well.


  • The Employment Based categories continued to move forward slightly, though the EB-3 and Other Workers categories remain backlogged by several years.
  • The Family-Based categories also generally moved forward, but only slightly.