October, 2015 Visa Bulletin Revised: Some Filing Dates Retrogress

On September 25, 2015, the Department of State (“DOS”) revised its October, 2015 Visa Bulletin resulting in greater delays in Dates of Filing for EB-2s for China and India, and EB-3s for the Philippines. F1s and F3s for Mexico are similarly affected. On September 9, 2015, DOS issued its Visa Bulletin for October, 2015, containing …

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Highlights of the October, 2015 Visa Bulletin

Starting in October, 2015, the Department of State’s monthly Visa Bulletin will contain a Date for Filing an adjustment application and a Final Action Date.  The former is the date that a family or employment based adjustment applicant can be filed.  The latter is the date on which a visa number becomes available, previously called …

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Visa Bulletin For August 2015

Number 83 Volume IX Washington, D.C A. STATUTORY NUMBERS1.  This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during August. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security reports applicants for adjustment of status.  Allocations were made, …

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Visa Bulletin For July 2015

Number 82 Volume IX Washington, D.C A. STATUTORY NUMBERS 1.  This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during July. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security reports applicants for adjustment of status.  Allocations were …

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Visa Bulletin For June 2015

Number 81 Volume IX Washington, D.C A. STATUTORY NUMBERS1.  This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during June. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security reports applicants for adjustment of status.  Allocations were made, …

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Visa Bulletin For May 2015

Number 80 Volume IX Washington, D.C A. STATUTORY NUMBERS 1.  This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during May. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security reports applicants for adjustment of status.  Allocations were …

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Visa Bulletin For April 2015

Number 79 Volume IX Washington, D.C A. STATUTORY NUMBERS 1.  This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during April. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security reports applicants for adjustment of status.  Allocations were …

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Visa Bulletin For March 2015

Number 78 Volume IX Washington, D.C A. STATUTORY NUMBERS 1.  This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during March. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security reports applicants for adjustment of status.  Allocations were …

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Visa Bulletin For February 2015

Number 77 Volume IX Washington, D.C A. STATUTORY NUMBERS1.  This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during February. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security reports applicants for adjustment of status.  Allocations were made, …

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Visa Bulletin For January 2015

Number 76 Volume IX Washington, D.C A. STATUTORY NUMBERS 1.  This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during January. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland Security reports applicants for adjustment of status.  Allocations were …

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