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December Visa Bulletin

The December 2014 Visa Bulletin, released by the U.S. Department of State Office of Consular Affairs, continues to follow previous predictions for priority dates. EB-2 India’s priority date remains at February 15, 2005, while EB-3 India has moved forward slightly from November 22, 2003 to December 1, 2003. EB-2 China progressed by about one month from December 8, 2009 to January … more

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Visa Bulletin Projections Are A Mixed Bag

As part of the most recent AILA DC Chapter meeting, a discussion session was held with Charles Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division at the Department of State’s Office of Consular Affairs, in which Mr. Oppenheim predicted upcoming priority dates for employment-based visas. Unfortunately, Mr. Oppenheim predicted that EB-2 India will see a significant retrogression by end of … more

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September Visa Bulletin

The Department of State’s Office of Consular Affairs has released the September 2014 Visa Bulletin. As was the case with the July and August bulletins, the September bulletin has advanced the EB-2 India priority date.  The India EB-2 priority date is now May 1, 2009, a forward movement of over four months from the August bulletin.  The only other priority … more

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July Visa Bulletin Posted

The Department of State’s Office of Consular Affairs released the July visa bulletin today, June 10, 2014.  Unlike the June visa bulletin which saw retrogression for several countries in the EB-2 and EB-3 categories, the July visa bulletin has moved some priority dates forward. The biggest forward movement is for EB-2 India, as predicted by Charles Oppenheim, senior official at … more

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Advances in EB-2 and EB-3 priority dates predicted

Charles Oppenheim, senior State Department official in the Bureau of Consular Affairs, predicts that there will be an advancement of the EB-2 and EB-3 priority dates for India and China by the September visa bulletin.  The advancement of the priority dates will be due to unused visas in the EB-1 and EB-2 worldwide categories that are expected to spillover for … more

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June Visa Bulletin Posted

The State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs released the June Visa Bulletin on May 7.  In large part, priority dates for EB-2 have remained the same while EB-3 has retrogressed. The priority date for all applicants in the EB-2 category not from India or China continue to be current.  The priority date for China moved up slightly from April 15, 2009 in … more

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