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April 2019 Visa Bulletin Commentary

The April 2019 Visa Bulletin was just released. Below are the new priority dates. Once again, it is very disappointing to see that EB1 all countries is still not current, and the priority date has not advanced from last month’s bulletin. We have a number of clients in holding patterns and are monitoring this carefully[…]

Breaking News: October Visa Bulletin Filing PD Retrogresses!

Dear Readers, if you are happily getting ready to file your Adjustment of Status package, halt right now and go check the revised visa bulletin. The DOS has just retrogressed important dates. You can visit our previous post to see the old PDs.  EB2 India retrogresses to July 1, 2009 EB2 China retrogresses to January 1,[…]

Worldwide EB2 Retrogression- Now What?

It is no doubt a huge disappointment for many (and myself) to see today’s July 2012 visa bulletin that the ‘worldwide EB2’ visa category has retrogressed almost 3 years. This is the one category that remained consistently ‘current’ in recent years (together with EB1). So why did this happen? The Department of State (DOS) has[…]

May 2012 Visa Bulletin Commentary

The May 2012 visa bulletin was released today.  Here’s the pertinent information most of my readers are looking for: For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: F2A preference has advanced 39 days to priority date (PD) 15 November 2009 and F2B preference has advanced 39 days to 22 February 2004; F4 moves forward 24[…]

May 2012 Visa Bulletin Predictions- Edited

Dear Readers, thanks for all the emails and sorry for incomplete information.  Below is completed information as well as a snapshot of the chart provided at the AILA meeting.  Please remember that these are predictions only. What the bulletin will actually say remains to be seen- Tahmina. Yesterday, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) published[…]