19 October 2016
Category News Room
19 October 2016,

DOS released the November Visa Bulletin. For the Application Final Action Dates, there is little movement in EB-2 and EB-3 China, with EB-3 remaining nine months ahead (15 April 2013 versus 15 July 2012) of EB-2. Same with EB-2 and EB-3 India, with EB-2 India moving up to 01 November 2007 and EB-3 only to 08 March 2005. EB-3 Philippines is at 01 April 2011. EB-1 remains current across chargeability areas and EB-3, “all other” is at 01 July 2016. USCIS has said they will accept the Dates for Filing Visa Applications chart, which allows for 01 March 2013 and 01 May 2014 priority date filings for EB-2 and EB-3 China, respectively; EB-2 India priority date holders with a 22 April 2009 or earlier date could file, as could EB-3 priority date holders with a 01 July 2005 date or earlier. Under the Dates for Filing chart the priority date for EB-3 Philippines moves up to 01 September 2013.


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