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USCIS October 2016 Visa Bulletin Update
September 22, 2016
USCIS has announced the Adjustment of Status Filing Charts for October 2016, providing information on which Green Card applicants can file their Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status with USCIS in October 2016.
Visa Bulletin October 2016: EB-2 and EB-3 Priority Dates Advance For All Countries
September 13, 2016
The U.S. Department of State Visa Bulletin October 2016 shows advancement in EB-2 and EB-3 categories for all countries in the Application Final Action Dates chart. EB-1 China and EB-1 India have become Current again. Significant changes were also seen in the Dates for Filing Applications chart for the employment based visa preference categories. USCIS is yet to announce which chart may be used in October 2016 for filing applications for Adjustment of Status with USCIS.
USCIS September 2016 Visa Bulletin Update
August 11, 2016
USCIS has announced that the Application Final Action Dates chart in the Department of State Visa Bulletin for September 2016 must be used for filing applications for Adjustment of Status with USCIS in September 2016.
Visa Bulletin September 2016: EB-2 and EB-3 Priority Dates Advance for India
August 9, 2016
The U.S. Department of State Visa Bulletin September 2016 shows advancement for EB-2 India, EB-3 India and EB-3 Philippines in the Application Final Action Dates chart. EB-2 and EB-3 priority dates remained stagnant for China. No changes were seen in the Dates for Filing Applications chart for the employment based visa preference categories. USCIS is yet to announce which chart may be used in September 2016 for filing applications for Adjustment of Status with USCIS.
FY 2016 EB-4 Visa Limit Reached for Special Immigrants From India
July 16, 2016
The Department of State’s Visa Bulletin for August 2016 indicates that India has reached its EB-4 visa limit for Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 2016). India joins Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras in the list of countries that have reached their FY 2016 EB-4 visa limits. Starting 08/01/2016, EB-4 applicants from India who filed Form I-360 on or after 01/01/2010 will not be able to obtain an immigrant visa or adjust status until new visas become available.
Visa Bulletin August 2016: EB-1 Retrogresses For India and China
July 14, 2016
The U.S. Department of State Visa Bulletin August 2016 shows retrogression for EB-1 India and EB-1 China in the Application Final Action Dates chart. While EB-2 India advanced modestly and EB-2 China remained stagnant, EB-2 priority dates retrogressed for all other countries. In the Dates for Filing Applications chart for the employment based visa preference categories, the priority date for EB-3 Philippines advanced from January 1, 2010 to January 1, 2013. USCIS has announced that the Application Final Action Dates chart must be used in August 2016 for filing applications for Adjustment of Status with USCIS.
USCIS July 2016 Visa Bulletin Update
June 14, 2016
USCIS has announced the Application Final Action Dates chart in the Department of State Visa Bulletin for July 2016 must be used for filing applications for Adjustment of Status with USCIS in July 2016.
FY 2016 EB-4 Visa Limit Reached for Special Immigrants From Mexico
June 9, 2016
The Department of State’s Visa Bulletin for July 2016 indicates that Mexico has reached its EB-4 visa limit for Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 2016). Mexico joins El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras in the list of countries that have reached their FY 2016 EB-4 visa limits. Starting 07/01/2016, applicants from Mexico who filed Form I-360, on or after 01/01/2010, will not be able to obtain an immigrant visa or adjust status until new visas become available.
Visa Bulletin July 2016: EB-2 India Advances By A Month, EB-2 China Stagnant
June 9, 2016
The U.S. Department of State Visa Bulletin July 2016 shows advancement by a month for EB-2 India in the Application Final Action Dates chart, even as EB-2 China remained stagnant. Significant retrogression was seen in the EB-3 Other Workers Category for China. No change was seen in the Dates for Filing Applications chart for the employment based visa preference categories.
USCIS June 2016 Visa Bulletin Update
May 19, 2016
USCIS has announced that the Application Final Action Dates chart in the Department of State Visa Bulletin for June 2016 must be used for filing applications for Adjustment of Status with USCIS in June 2016.

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