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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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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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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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August 2014 Visa Bulletin Commentary

The August 2014 visa bulletin was released today. Here is what my readers are looking for: For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: No movement in F2A category leaving priority date at 1 May 2012, F2B preference advanced 60 days with PD at 1 July 2007;  F4 category advanced 8 days to PD at 1 January 200s;  EB2 is […]

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July 2014 Visa Bulletin Commentary- EB2 India Sees Significant Advancement!

The July 2014 visa bulletin was released this morning. Headline: EB2 India sees a jump forward of 3 years, 9 months and 18 days.   Here is what my readers are looking for: For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: No movement in F2A category since last month’s retrogression leaving priority date at 1 May […]

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June 2014 Visa Bulletin Commentary

The June 2014 Visa Bulletin was released today.  Retrogrssion in F2A and EB3 all countries categories.  Here is what my readers are looking for: For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: F2A retrogressed1 year and 4 months to 1 May 2012, F2B preference advanced 60 days with PD at 1 April 2007;  F4 category advanced […]

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June 2014 Visa Bulletin out!

The June 2014 Visa Bulletin is out! Here is a link.  Usual commentary to follow shortly. Headline is that there is major retrogression in F2A category.  Below is a copy of the relevant text from the visa bulletin.  Stay tuned for more.   D.  RETROGRESSION OF JUNE CUT-OFF DATES WORLDWIDE F2A: The cut-off date for […]

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Priority date updates from AILA and Charlie Oppenheim

(copied from AILA) Visa Office Update on Priority Dates and Demand (Updated 4/28/14) Cite as “AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 12012349 (posted Apr. 28, 2014)” April 2014:On Monday April 21, 2014 Mr. Charlie Oppenheim of the Department of State’s Visa Office (VO) spoke to AILA members Roberta Freedman and Michael Nowlan regarding what his office is […]

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