FEBRUARY 2018 VISA BULLETIN ISSUED Feb01

FEBRUARY 2018 VISA BULLETIN ISSUED

The Department of State (DOS) has issued its February 2018 Visa Bulletin. Most notably, there has been steady advancement for the priority dates for EB-2 for China and India and for the priority dates for EB-3 for China, India, and the Philippines. EB-1-Worldwide:    Priority dates are current. EB-2-Worldwi...

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MARCH 2018 VISA BULLETIN ISSUED Mar01

MARCH 2018 VISA BULLETIN ISSUED

The Department of State (DOS) has issued its March 2018 Visa Bulletin. There continues to be a steady advancement for the priority dates for EB-2 for China and India and for the priority dates for EB-3 for China, India, and the Philippines. EB-1-Worldwide:    Priority dates are current. EB-2-Worldwide:...

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APRIL 2018 VISA BULLETIN ISSUED Apr01

APRIL 2018 VISA BULLETIN ISSUED

The Department of State (DOS) has issued its April 2018 Visa Bulletin. Most notably, there was a retrogression for the priority dates for EB-1 for China and India. There continues to be a steady advancement for the priority dates for EB-2 for China and India and for the priority dates for EB-3 for China, India, and the Philippines. ...

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MAY 2018 VISA BULLETIN ISSUED May02

MAY 2018 VISA BULLETIN ISSUED

The Department of State (DOS) has issued its May 2018 Visa Bulletin. Most notably, there was no advancement for the priority dates for EB-1 for China and India since a retrogression from the April 2018 Visa Bulletin. EB-1-Worldwide:    Priority dates are current, except: China:     ...

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June 2018 Visa Bulletin Issued Jun01

June 2018 Visa Bulletin Issued

The Department of State (DOS) has issued its June 2018 Visa Bulletin. Most notably, there was no advancement for the priority dates for EB-1 for China and India, EB-2 for China, and EB-3 for China, India, and the Philippines. EB-1-Worldwide:    Priority dates are current, except: China...

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July 2018 Visa Bulletin Issued Jul01

July 2018 Visa Bulletin Issued

The Department of State (DOS) has issued its July 2018 Visa Bulletin. Most notably, there continues to be no advancement for the priority dates for EB-1 for China and India and a significant retrogression for EB-3 China. EB-1-Worldwide:    Priority dates are current, except: China:   ...

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USCIS Confirms Processing Delays for Many Application Types Jul01

USCIS Confirms Processing Delays for Many Application Types

 On June 28, 2018, Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman Julie Kirchner published her most recent annual report to Congress, revealing USCIS’ intensified anti-fraud initiatives as well as confirming processing delays for multiple applications. The Ombudsman’s Office is an independent entity, created ...

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USCIS Implements Targeted Anti-Fraud Initiatives Jul12

USCIS Implements Targeted Anti-Fraud Initiatives

On June 28, 2018, Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman Julie Kirchner published her most recent annual report to Congress, revealing USCIS’ intensified anti-fraud initiatives as well as confirming processing delays for multiple applications. The Ombudsman’s Office is an independent entity, created by Congress, design...

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Department of Homeland Security Proposes Removing Obama-era International Entrepreneur Rule Jul12

Department of Homeland Security Proposes Removing Obama-era International Entrepreneur Rule

The Department of Homeland Security holds the discretionary power to permit entry into the United States in humanitarian or public benefit cases. In the final months of the Obama administration in 2016, the Department of Homeland Security amended its regulations regarding "parole", or temporary entry, to include high-quality entrepre...

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August 2018 Visa Bulletin Issued Aug01

August 2018 Visa Bulletin Issued

The Department of State (DOS) has issued its August 2018 Visa Bulletin. Most notably, there continues to be no advancement for the priority dates for EB-1 for China and India and significant retrogression for EB-1 for all El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Philippines, Vietnam, and other areas. EB-1-Worldwide: ...

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