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Tahmina Watson Immigration law update

BREAKING: State Department Halts Routine Visa Services Worldwide

The effects of COVD-19 continue to be felt around the world, with the U.S. Department of State today announcing the suspension of routine nonimmigrant and immigrant visa services at all U.S. Embassies and Consulates worldwide. No word yet on when these services might resume, but it best to assume that this disruption will continue for[…]

New demand data from DOS re. EB priority dates

The Department of State released a visa demand data chart (courtesy of AILA) regarding visas available in fiscal year 2013.  As many of you are waiting for the visa bulletin to be released, so am I. We will post updates as soon as the November 2012 visa bulletin is released.  

August 2011 Visa Bulletin Commentary:

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[…]