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Immigration Law

Visa Bulletin for February 2021

Visa Bulletin for February 2021

"VISA AVAILABILITY IN THE COMING MONTHS

FAMILY-sponsored categories (potential monthly movement)

Worldwide dates:
   F1:  Up to two weeks
   F2A:  Current 
   F2B:  Up to two weeks
   F3:  Up to three weeks
   F4:  Up to two weeks

EMPLOYMENT-based categories (potential monthly movement)

Employment First
   Worldwide:  Current
   China:  Up to six months
   India:  Up to six months  

Employment Second:
   Worldwide:  Current
   China:  Up to three weeks 
   India:  Up to two weeks       

Employment Third
  Worldwide:  Current
  China:  Up to one month
  India:  Up to three weeks
  Mexico:  Current
  Philippines:  Current

Employment Fourth:  Current for most countries
   El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras:  Up to three months
   Mexico:  Up to one month            

Employment Fifth:  The category will remain “Current” for most countries       
   China:  No forward movement
   Vietnam:  Up to three weeks

The above final action date projections for the Family and Employment categories indicate what is likely to happen on a monthly basis through May.   The determination of the actual monthly final action dates is subject to fluctuations in applicant demand and a number of other variables impacting processing."