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August 2019 Visa Bulletin Released

The Department of State (DOS) has issued its August 2019 Visa Bulletin. Overall, there was significant retrogression in most categories this month.  Employment-based category 1 (EB-1) for most nationals retrogressed by nearly two months, while for Chinese nationals it retrogressed by ten months, and there was no movement for Indian nationals.  For the employment-based category 2 (EB-2), most nationals retrogressed by nearly two and a half years, while Chinese nationals advanced by two months, and Indian nationals advanced by only eight days. Lastly, the employment-based category 3 (EB-3) for most nationals retrogressed by nearly three years; Indian nationals retrogressed by three years and six months, but Chinese nationals moved forward by six months.

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July 2019 Visa Bulletin Released

The Department of State (DOS) has issued its July 2019 Visa Bulletin. Overall, there was little movement in most categories this month.  For the EB-1 category, Chinese nationals advanced by 75 days while there was no advancement for EB-1 Worldwide and Indian nationals. For the EB-2 category, Chinese nationals advanced by three months while Indian nationals advanced by only five days. Lastly, EB-3 for Chinese nationals moved forward by three months and 17 days, while Indian nationals did not advance, and Philippine nationals are now current.


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May 2019 Visa Bulletin Released

The Department of State (DOS) has issued its May 2019 Visa Bulletin. Overall, there was very little movement in most categories this month.  EB-1 for most nationals advanced by one month while there was no movement for Chinese and Indian nationals. For the EB-2 category, Chinese nationals advanced by forty-four days while Indian nationals advanced by only three days. Lastly, EB-3 for Chinese nationals moved forward by twenty-one days, while Indian nationals advanced by nine days, and Philippine nationals advanced by three months.

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April 2019 Visa Bulletin Released

The Department of State (DOS) has issued its April 2019 Visa Bulletin. Overall, there was very little movement in most categories this month.  EB-1 for most nationals advanced by one month while there was no movement for Chinese and Indian nationals.  For the EB-2 category, Chinese nationals advanced by three months while Indian nationals advanced by only three days. Lastly, EB-3 for Chinese nationals moved forward by twenty-four days, while Indian nationals advanced by one month, and Philippine nationals advanced by three months.

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January 2019 Visa Bulletin Released

The Department of State (DOS) has issued its January 2019 Visa Bulletin. Overall, there was very little movement in most categories this month.  EB-1 for all nationals advanced by three months.  There was no movement for the EB-2 category, except for Chinese nationals which advanced by one month. EB-3 for Chinese and Indian nationals remained unchanged, while Philippine nationals advanced by another week.

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November 2018 Visa Bulletin Released

The Department of State (DOS) has issued its November 2018 Visa Bulletin. Overall, there was very little movement in most categories this month.  EB-1 for Chinese and Indian nationals had no movement.  EB-2 worldwide is current (except for China and lndia).  EB-2 for Chinese nationals advanced by one and a half months, but there was no movement for EB-2 Indian nationals.  EB-3 is current (except for China, India, and the Philippines).  EB-3 for Chinese and Indian nationals had no movement, but Philippine nationals moved forward by one week.

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July 2018 Visa Bulletin Released

The Department of State (DOS) has issued its July 2018 Visa Bulletin.  Most notably, the Employment-Based (“EB”)-3 category for Chinese nationals retrogressed dramatically by two years and five months to January 1, 2013.  EB-2 for Chinese and Indian nationals, and EB-3 for Indian nationals made significant advances while EB-1 for Chinese and Indian nationals and EB-3 for Philippine nationals had no movement.

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