USCIS Announces Use of Fiscal Year 2011 Employment-Based Visa Allocations

The Department of State has informed U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that all employment-based immigrant visas have been distributed for fiscal year 2011. Every fiscal year (October 1st - September 30th), at least 140,000 employment-based immigrant visas are made available to qualified applicants who seek to immigrate based on an offer of employment to the principal applicant. Applicants should note that USCIS will continue accepting adjustment of status applications based on the September visa bulletin through the entire month of September. Please visit for more information about employment-based immigration. To view the Department of State's Visa Bulletin, please visit