Visa Bulletins Category

January 2015 Visa Bulletin Commentary

The January 2015 Visa Bulletin was released today. Here is what my readers are looking for: For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: F2A category advances 25 days to priority date at 15 April 2013, F2B preference advanced 40 days with PD at 1 April 2008; F4 category advanced 30 days to PD at 22 March […]

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December 2014 Visa Bulletin Out!

The December 2014 Visa Bulletin was out today.  Our usual commentary to follow soon. Stay tuned!

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Visa Guru Charlie Oppenheim Agrees There Are Unused Visas

As many of my readers will know, over the summer there was much discussion about whether there were unused visas and whethey they could be recaptured.  Various newspapers had reported about 200,000 visas remain unused. The recaputuring of those visas would reduce the severe visa backlog.  Here is my article: Unused Visas- To Recapture or […]

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November 2014 Visa Bulletin Commentary

The November 2014 visa bulletin was released today. Here is what my readers are looking for: For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico:  F2A category advances 29 days taking the priority date to 1 March 2013; F2B preference advances 62 days with PD at 1 January 2008;  F4 category advances 18 days taking PD to 8 […]

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November 2014 Visa Bulletin is Out!

The November 2014 Visa Bulletin was released today.  Here is a link. Usual commentary to follow shortly. Important notes from the visa bulletin copied below: D.  INDIA EMPLOYMENT SECOND PREFERENCE Increased demand in the INDIA Employment-based Second preference category has required the retrogression of this cut-off date to hold number use within the fiscal year 2015 […]

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October 2014 Visa Bulletin Commentary

The October 2014 visa bulletin was released today. Here is what my readers are looking for: For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico:  F2A category advances a month taking the priority date to 1 February 2013; F2B preference advances 2 months with PD at 1 November 2007;  F4 category advances 21 days taking PD to 22 […]

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October 2014 Visa Bulletin is Out!

The October 2014 Visa Bulletin was released today.  Here is a link. Usual commentary to follow shortly.

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Unused Visas: To Recapture or Not to Recapture- That Is The Question

Please visit this link before reading the article as the comment from Attorney Roger Algase is important because he clarifies that more understanding is necessary in the article. The issue is complicated no doubt and it would be appreciated if anyone who can make the issue crystal clear should comment on this.  http://discuss.ilw.com/content.php?3445-Article-Unused-Visas-To-Recapture-or-Not-to-Recapture-That-Is-The-Question-By-Tahmina-Watson To help […]

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September 2014 Visa Bulletin Commentary

The September 2014 visa bulletin was released today. Here is what my readers are looking for: For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico:  F2A category advances a whole 8 months taking the priority date to 1 January 2013 (great news!). F2B preference advances 2 months with PD at 1 September 2007;  No change in […]

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September 2014 Visa Bulletin Is Out

A few moments ago, the Dept. of State released the September 2014 visa bulletin.  Here is a link.  Please stay tuned for our usual commentary.

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