Immigration Issues/F1 visa help

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Dear Sir,
I am from Pakistan and my case is approve by
USCIS and send me approvel letter after some weeks NVC
send me a waiting letter.My case is Family First performance(F1)and my date is may2004.Dear sir i am confuse by Visa Bulletin they said that 22jan01 is runing
and my date is 2004 how many year i got visa.
Pls sir answer that nvc give me(ISL)number and ask me we have your case on file we will contact you further.Give an idea how many year i will wait for visa.

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Hi Ikram,

If you were sponsored in Jan. 2001, then then priority date would be current and a visa would be immediately available. Since you were sponsored in May, 2004, I would say that you would need to wait at least 2 more years before a visa would be available in the F1 category.

Regards,
Ajay K. Arora, Esq.
www.H1B1.com

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I can answer your questions on employment and family-based U.S. Immigration Law. Expertise in various immigration categories includes the following: H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM (labor certification), EB-1 to EB-3 I-140 employment-based immigrant petitions, family or fiance(e) or spousal sponsorship, visa extension or change of status, adjustment of status, naturalization (citizenship), etc.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) full member since 1995.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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