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Monthly Determination of Employment Preference Cut-Off Dates: DOS

"Each month, the Visa Office subdivides the annual preference and foreign state limitations specified by the INA into monthly allotments based on totals of documentarily qualified immigrant visa applicants reported at consular posts and CIS Offices, grouped by foreign state chargeability, preference...

5-8-12 Determination of Employment Preference Cut-Off Dates: DOS

Monthly Determination of Employment Preference Cut-Off Dates; Demand Data Used in the Determination of the June 2012 Employment Preference Cut-Off Dates - DOS, May 8, 2012 .

Monthly Determination of Employment Preference Cut-Off Dates: July 9, 2012

"Each month, the Visa Office subdivides the annual preference and foreign state limitations specified by the INA into monthly allotments based on totals of documentarily qualified immigrant visa applicants reported at consular posts and CIS Offices, grouped by foreign state chargeability, preference...

A Cut-Off Date for Chinese EB-5s?

"Charles Oppenheim, the Chief of Visa Control at the U.S. Department of State, recently announced that if EB-5 visa usage for Chinese nationals continues to grow, the issuance of EB-5 immigrant visas for Chinese investors may slow down sometime in the second half of fiscal year 2013. As demand continues...

Demand Data Used in the Determination of the January 2013 Employment Preference Cut-Off Dates

Demand Data Used in the Determination of the January 2013 Employment Preference Cut-Off Dates - DOS, Dec. 7, 2012 .

Update on Wait Lines for Chinese EB-5 Investors

"The update in the March 2013 Visa Bulletin brings good news. It states: “Currently there is no reason to believe that it will be necessary to establish a China Employment Fifth preference category cut-off date during FY-2013, since demand over first six months of FY-2013 has now averaged...