Tag: visa bulletin

July 22, 2019

Visa backlog grows in August, causing longer delays for many green card applicants

The Department of State has posted the visa bulletin for August 2019. Almost all employment based (EB) green card categories are now experiencing backlogs which are expected to continue through September. In October, a new round of immigrant visas become available so the backlogs might become shorter or eliminated at that time.But right now, the […]

November 18, 2018

December 2018 Visa Bulletin for Employment Based Green Cards

The Department of State has posted the visa bulletin for December 2018. EB-1 Priority Workers final action date is now July 17, 2017 for all nationals, except those born in India and China who now have a cutoff date of September 1, 2016. EB-2 and EB-3 is current (no backlog) for all nationals, except those […]

October 01, 2018

October 2018 Visa Bulletin

The Department of State has posted the visa bulletin for October 2018. There has been significant improvement for many categories as compared to this month’s visa bulletin. EB-1 Priority Workers final action date is now April 1, 2017 for all nationals, except those born in India and China who still have a cutoff date of […]

May 15, 2018

June 2018 Visa Bulletin Green Card Update

The Department of State has posted the Visa Bulletin for June 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 […]

March 19, 2018

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, […]

October 17, 2017

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 […]

September 13, 2017

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 […]