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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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EB-2 India unavailable for remainder of FY 2014 with retrogression likely by end of year

Effective as of  September 10, 2014, the EB-2 India category became unavailable for the remainder of FY 2014 which ends September 30, 2014.  This announcement will have no effect on the priority dates listed in the October Visa Bulletin released earlier this week. Charles Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division at the Department of State, explained that … more

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