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Visa Bulletin for October 2022
Posted on 7 Sep 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Visa Bulletin for October 2022 Notes... ...E. RETROGRESSION OF CHINA-MAINLAND BORN FINAL ACTION DATE AND IMPOSITION OF INDIA FINAL ACTION DATE IN THE EMPLOYMENT-BASED FIFTH PREFERENCE UNRESERVED CATEGORIES (INCLUDING C5, T5, I5, AND R5) It was necessary... Read More

Visa Bulletin For June 2022
Posted on 13 May 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Visa Bulletin for June 2022 Notes: D. ESTABLISHMENT OF EMPLOYMENT THIRD PREFERENCE “OTHER WORKERS” (EW) FINAL ACTION DATE High number use in the Employment Third Preference “Other Workers” (EW) category has necessitated the... Read More

AILA Spots April 2022 Visa Bulletin Errors
Posted on 28 Mar 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

In a Practice Alert to AILA members dated Mar. 25, 2022, AILA stated: "AILA has raised to DOS’s attention an apparent error in the April Visa Bulletin with regard to the EB-4 Certain Religious Worker final action date and Part E, where it lists... Read More

January 2022 Visa Bulletin
Posted on 17 Dec 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

January 2022 Visa Bulletin D. EXPIRATION OF THE EMPLOYMENT-BASED FIFTH PREFERENCE I5 AND R5 REGIONAL CENTER VISA CATEGORIES Division O, Title 1, Section 104 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 extended the immigrant investor pilot program... Read More

The Nov. 2021 Visa Bulletin Seesaw: FAQ
Posted on 18 Oct 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus D. Mehta, Kaitlyn Box, Oct. 18, 2021 "On Thursday, October 14, 2021, the Department of State released the November 2021 Visa Bulletin , which has brought significant retrogression in employment-based third preference (EB-3) India dates, among... Read More

"Brutal Retrogression" in Nov. 2021 Visa Bulletin
Posted on 14 Oct 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Visa Bulletin for November 2021 - "It has been necessary to retrogress both the China-mainland born and India Employment Third preference final action dates. This is a direct result of extraordinarily heavy applicant demand for numbers, primarily... Read More

Visa Bulletin for October 2021
Posted on 13 Sep 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Visa Bulletin for October 2021 See Note D. EXPIRATION OF TWO EMPLOYMENT CATEGORIES, and Note F. VISA AVAILABILITY IN THE COMING MONTHS (potential monthly movement) Read More

Chats With Charlie: Sept. 2021 Visa Bulletin
Posted on 22 Aug 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

In this 45-min. Aug. 19, 2021 YouTube video , Charlie Oppenheim discusses the September 2021 Visa Bulletin . Read More