Today, the much anticipated August 2011 visa bulletin was released. Here are the important time frames in which my clients are generally interested:
For all countries except India- F2A has advanced 4 months with priorty date now 22 July 2008 in consideration; no movement since last month in the F2B preference; EB2 remains current and EB3 sees a 4 months advancement to priority date 1 November 2005.
For India – 4 months advancement to priority date 22 July 2008; no movement in F2B category, 4 months advancement in EB2 preference with priority date 15 April 2007 and 4 months advancement in EB3 preference with priority date 1 June 2002.
Please note that the Department of State indicates that September 2011 can expect to have retrogression.