There are 8 posts in the Visa Bulletin category

Special Alert: December 2017 Visa Bulletin Released

The U.S. Department of State has released the December 2017 Visa Bulletin. Little to no change is visible in next month’s visa bulletin, the EB-1 category remains current across all countries, and the EB-2 and EB-3 categories for China see slight advances. Furthermore, the EB-2 India category advances only by a few days, while EB-3 India remains […]

Special Alert: October 2017 Visa Bulletin Released

Today, the U.S. Department of State released the October 2017 Visa Bulletin. As predicted, EB-1 India and China will revert back to being current, and EB-2 Worldwide, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and the Philippines will be current again with the beginning of the new fiscal year on October 1, 2017. In addition, the EB-3 China category will advance significantly, moving […]

Special Alert: September 2017 Visa Bulletin Released

Today, the U.S. Department of State released the September 2017 Visa Bulletin. As reported in last month’s visa bulletin update, the cut-off dates imposed on the EB-2 Worldwide quota, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and the Philippines categories remain in place, with expectations to go back to current in October 2017. Cut-off dates for EB-1 India and […]

Special Alert: August 2017 Visa Bulletin Released

The U.S. Department of State released the August 2017 Visa Bulletin today. Next month’s visa bulletin imposes a cut-off date for the EB-2 Worldwide, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and the Philippines categories. This was hinted at during the AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association) Liason’s monthly check-in with Mr. Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division for […]

Special Alert: July 2017 Visa Bulletin Released

The U.S. Department of State released the July 2017 Visa Bulletin today. As reported in last month’s special alert on the visa bulletin, the China EB-3 Downgrade Phenomenon is in full effect, with EB-3 China retrogressing substantially by 2 years 9 months. Mr. Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division for the U.S. Department of […]

Special Alert: June 2017 Visa Bulletin Released

The U.S. Department of State released the June 2017 Visa Bulletin today. Most notably, EB-1 India and China has retrogressed, with next month’s Visa Bulletin imposing a final action cut-off date for these categories. During the AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association) Liason’s monthly check-in with Mr. Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division for the U.S. Department of […]

Special Alert: May 2017 Visa Bulletin Released

The U.S. Department of State released the May 2017 Visa Bulletin today. Next month’s Visa Bulletin reports slight advancements from the April 2017 Final Action Dates Chart. Very little change is seen in the EB-2 and EB-3 categories for China, these categories have advanced by 24 days and 1 month, respectively. Similarly the EB-2 and EB-3 categories for India sees […]

Special Alert: April 2017 Visa Bulletin Released

The U.S. Department of State released the April 2017 Visa Bulletin today. Next month’s Visa Bulletin reports slight advancements from the March 2017 Final Action Dates Chart. Most notably, the EB-2 and EB-3 categories for China have advanced by 1 month and 5 months, respectively. Additionally, the EB-3 category for the Philippines has advanced by 6 months, while the EB-3 category […]