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    Acronyms
    SOFAD - Spillover Fall Across and Down
    SO - Spillover
    FA - Fall Across
    FD - Fall Down
    COD - Cut Off Date
    PD - Priority Date
    PD<CD (Priority Date within Cut Off Date)
    CP - Consular Processing
    PWMB - People w PD prior to July 07 who missed boat (i.e. 2007 July 485 Boat).
    PWBA - People Waiting for Boat to arrive (i.e. waiting to file 485)
    SYA - Same year approvals
    R485 - ROW 485 filings in EB2
    SFM - Sustainable Forward Movement
    BTM - Big Temporary Movement
    UFM - Unsustainable Forward Movement
    TBM - Temporary Backward Movement

    Other Acronyms Used

    CO - Charles Oppenheim - Head of DOS Visa Office
    CY - Calendar Year - Jan 1 to Dec 31
    DD - Demand Data
    EB - Employment Based
    FB - Family Based
    FY - Fiscal Year - Oct 1 to Sep 30
    ROW - Rest Of The World (Generally all Countries other than China, India, Mexico, & Philippines. Some people use it to mean all Countries other than China & India)
    SC - Service Center
    VB - Visa Bulletin
    Last edited by Spectator; 07-16-2014 at 10:22 AM.

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