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April 2017 Visa Bulletin

The U.S. Department of State released its April 2017 Visa Bulletin, showing substantial advancement for China and Philippines EB-3 and modest advancements in other categories. HERE’S A BREAKDOWN OF THE APRIL VISA BULLETIN FOR EMPLOYMENT-BASED CHARTS. View the family-based Visa Bulletin charts here. Month-to-Month Changes for Employment-Based Visa Applications No changes for any categories. Month-to-Month Changes for Employment-Based

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March 2017 Visa Bulletin

The U.S. Department of State released its March 2017 Visa Bulletin, showing that priority cutoff dates for China EB-2, India EB-2 and most EB-3 categories will slightly advance next month. HERE’S A BREAKDOWN OF THE March VISA BULLETIN FOR EMPLOYMENT-BASED CHARTS. View the family-based Visa Bulletin charts here.   Month-to-Month Changes for Employment-Based Visa Applications No changes

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February 2017 Visa Bulletin

The U.S. Department of State released its February 2017 Visa Bulletin. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released a bulletin stating foreign nationals must use the Final Action Dates chart to determine when to file Form I-485, the Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status. HERE’S A BREAKDOWN OF THE February VISA BULLETIN FOR EMPLOYMENT-BASED CHARTS. View

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USCIS Adds Extra Step to Visa Bulletin

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) implemented an additional step to the green card process. Beginning with the November 2015 Visa Bulletin, if there are more immigrant visas available for the fiscal year than known applicants, USCIS will issue an update. It will inform applicants that they may use the Dates for Filing Visa Applications

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January Visa Bulletin Update: New Year Begins With Minor Priority Date Movement

The U.S. Department of State released its January 2017 Visa Bulletin. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is mandating employment-based applicants to use the Final Action Dates chart to determine when to file Form I-485, the Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status. Here’s a breakdown of the January Visa Bulletin for employment-based charts.

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