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State Dept. Revises Oct. 2015 Visa Bulletin: Sept. 25, 2015
Posted on 25 Sep 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOS, Sept. 25, 2015 - "This bulletin supersedes the bulletin for October 2015 that was originally published on September 9, 2015, and contained Dates for Filing Applications long used by the Department of State for internal processing purposes. Following... Read More

Visa Bulletin for October 2015 - New Format!
Posted on 9 Sep 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during October for: “ Application Final Action Dates ” (consistent with prior Visa Bulletins) and “ Dates for Filing Applications ,” indicating when immigrant... Read More

Visa Bulletin for February 2015
Posted on 10 Jan 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Visa Bulletin For February 2015 - January 9, 2015 "VISA AVAILABILITY IN THE COMING MONTHS FAMILY-sponsored categories (potential monthly movement) Worldwide dates: F1: Up to three weeks F2A: Three or four weeks F2B: Three to six weeks... Read More

Visa Bulletin for July 2015
Posted on 10 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Despite two retrogressions of the Philippines Employment Third and Third Other Worker cut-off dates in an attempt to hold number use within the annual limit, it has now become necessary to make the category "Unavailable" for the month... Read More

Retrogression in August 2015 Visa Bulletin
Posted on 13 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"CHINA - MAINLAND BORN EMPLOYMENT THIRD, AND THIRD OTHER WORKER VISA AVAILABILITY There was an extremely large increase in applicant demand reported for consideration in the determination of the August cut-off dates. Therefore, it has been necessary... Read More

April 2015 Visa Bulletin
Posted on 12 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Note: "D. VISA AVAILABILITY - CHINA-mainland born Employment Third Preference: The cut-off date for this category was advanced very rapidly during the past seven months, in an attempt to generate demand to ensure that all numbers under the... Read More

Visa Bulletin for November 2015
Posted on 9 Oct 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during November for: “Application Final Action Dates” (consistent with prior Visa Bulletins) and “Dates for Filing Applications,” indicating when immigrant visa... Read More

Visa Bulletin For May 2015
Posted on 14 Apr 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Visa Bulletin For May 2015 Notes: " D. OVERSUBSCRIPTION OF THE CHINA-mainland born EMPLOYMENT FIFTH PREFERENCE CATEGORY Heavy applicant demand has required the implementation of an Employment Fifth preference cut-off date to hold number... Read More

Visa Bulletin For June 2015: Retrogressions; DV-2016 Visa Lottery Results
Posted on 12 May 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" VISA RETROGRESSION OF MEXICO AND PHILIPPINES CUT-OFF DATES Mexico: Family-sponsored Fourth preference: It has been necessary to slightly retrogress this cut-off date to March 1, 1997 in an attempt to hold number use within the annual limit... Read More

Visa Bulletin for December 2015
Posted on 9 Nov 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Visa Bulletin for December 2015 See esp. Note E., Visa Availability in Coming Months, and Note F., New 9 FAM-e Read More

January 2015 Visa Bulletin
Posted on 10 Dec 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Visa Bulletin For January 2015 Number 76 Volume IX Washington, D.C View as Printer Friendly PDF Read More

Visa Bulletin For September 2015
Posted on 13 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Department of State Publication 9514 CA/VO: August 11, 2015 Read More

March 2015 Visa Bulletin
Posted on 10 Feb 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Visa Bulletin For March 2015 Department of State Publication 9514 CA/VO: February 9, 2015 Read More