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April 2018 Visa Bulletin Green Card Update

April 2018 Visa Bulletin Green Card Update The Department of State has posted the Visa Bulletin for April 2018. EB-1 Priority Workers final action date is current for all nationals, except those born in India and China who now have a cutoff date of January 1, 2012.   EB-2 and EB-3 final action dates are  current for all except those born in India, China, and Philippines (EB-3 only). Family ...
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November 2017 Visa Bulletin Update

The Department of State has posted the Visa Bulletin for November 2017.  EB-1 is still current for all nationals.  EB-2 and EB-3 continue to be  current for all except those born in India, China, and Philippines. Family based visas are moving forward slightly. USCIS has advised that it will accept adjustment of status applications for family-based petitions based on filing dates chart.  For ...
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October 2017 Visa Bulletin

The Department of State has posted the Visa Bulletin for October 2017.  Fortunately, EB-1 is now current for all nationals.  EB-2 is now current for all except Indian and Chinese nationals. And EB-3 continues to be current for all  except those born in India, China, and Philippines. Family based visas are moving forward slightly. The government fiscal year starts October 1, 2017, so the forw...
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When to File Your Adjustment of Status Application for Family-Sponsored or Employment-Based Immigrant Visas: June 2017

When to File Your Adjustment of Status Application for Family-Sponsored or Employment-Based Immigrant Visas: June 2017 Are you seeking to adjust your status and become a U.S. permanent resident under a family-sponsored or employment-based preference immigrant visa? If you have not yet had a relative or employer file an immigrant visa petition on your behalf, please learn more about the Adjustment...
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When to File Your Adjustment of Status Application for FamilySponsored or Employment-Based Preference Visas: November 2016

Are you seeking to adjust your status and become a U.S. permanent resident under a family-sponsored or employment-based preference immigrant visa? If you have not yet had a relative or employer file an immigrant visa petition on your behalf, please learn more about the Adjustment of Status Filing Process. If you already have a petition filed or approved on your behalf, you may have to wait for an ...
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Updated Instruction for Using the DOS Visa Bulletin

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that beginning with the November 2015 Department of State (DOS) Visa Bulletin, if USCIS determines that there are more immigrant visas available for a fiscal year than there are known applicants for such visas, they will state on www.uscis.gov/visabulletininfo that applicants may use the Dates for Filing Visa Applications...
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USCIS Suspends Final Adjudication of Employment-Based I-485s for Remainder of FY2015

Starting today, USCIS will suspend final adjudication of employment-based Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjustment of Status because the Department of State reports that the statutory cap has been reached for the employment-based preference categories for fiscal year (FY) 2015.   This suspension applies to all employment-based adjustment applications pending with USCIS...
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Immigration News! DOS Revised the October Visa Bulletin

September 25, 2015 - The U.S. Department of State (DOS) issued a revised Visa Bulletin for October. The most significant change is that the dates for filing in the employment-based, second preference (EB-2) category for India. USCIS will now only accept adjustment of status applications for nationals of India in the EB-2 category with a priority date of July 1, 2009 or earlier. The dates for fili...
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Priority Dates – How Do They Work?

Understanding Priority Dates is essential to successfully completing the immigration process and obtain permanent resident (“green card”) status.  The PD system is confusing thus determining when to file the final stage in the green card process can be challenging.  We hope that with the following information you can better understand this system and make informed decisions that will allow you to ...
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USCIS Announces Revised Procedures for Determining Visa Availability for Applicants Waiting to File for Adjustment of Status

Announcement from USCIS: USCIS, in coordination with Department of State (DOS), is revising the procedures for determining visa availability for applicants waiting to file for employment-based or family-sponsored preference adjustment of status. The revised process will better align with procedures DOS uses for foreign nationals who seek to become U.S. permanent residents by applying for immigr...
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