Special Alert: March 2016 Visa Bulletin Update

March 2016 Visa Bulletin Update

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has published an update regarding the March 2016 Visa Bulletin. Applicants for employment-based filings must use the Application Final Action Dates chart in the U.S. Department of State Visa Bulletin for March 2016 as follows:

Application Final Action Dates For Employment-Based Preference Cases:

Employment- Based All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed CHINA – mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 01AUG12 15OCT08 C C
3rd 01JAN16 01JUN13 15JUL04 01JAN16 15MAR08
Other Workers 01JAN16 01FEB07 15JUL04 01JAN16 15MAR08
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C C C C
(C5 and T5)
C 22JAN14 C C C
(I5 and R5)
C 22JAN14 C C C

The complete Visa Bulletin for March 2016 can be found here.