Thursday, September 24, 2020
The U.S. Division of State has introduced the per-country precedence date cut-offs for the October 2020 Visa Bulletin. The month-to-month visa bulletins point out who could file an Adjustment of Standing software primarily based on their “precedence date”—the date when an software for PERM Labor Certification was filed to the Division of Labor, or the date that an I-140 petition was filed to USCIS the place a PERM submitting was not required. As defined under, the Visa Bulletin offers two separate charts for precedence dates, referred to as “Last Motion” and “Dates for Submitting.”
The dates within the Visa Bulletin decide if a person could file a Kind I-485 Adjustment of Standing software (“inexperienced card” software) to USCIS. With a purpose to be eligible to file, the person’s precedence date should be sooner than the date listed within the Visa Bulletin. The sections which are present, notated by a “C,” point out that every one purposes might be filed no matter precedence date. As anticipated given the graduation of the brand new authorities fiscal yr on October 1st, there was ahead motion in lots of classes because of the new allocation of immigrant visa numbers. Most importantly, the EB-3 “All Chargeability” class will change into present for each charts; and the EB-1, EB-2 and EB-Three desire classes for people born in India advance by no less than two years and as much as almost 5 years underneath the Dates for Submitting chart.
USCIS will announce on its web site within the coming days whether or not they’ll settle for the Last Motion or the Dates for Submitting Chart. The Last Motion Chart designates which I-485 filings could also be adjudicated and accredited by USCIS; and the Dates for Submitting Chart designates which I-485 purposes could also be filed within the month of October to acquire additional immigration advantages. Given the numerous motion within the Dates for Submitting chart, we’ll present an replace as quickly as USCIS makes their announcement.
The closing dates for the employment-based classes will likely be as follows:
Last Motion Dates:
EB-1: Each China and India will advance by three months to June 1, 2018. All different international locations stay present.
EB-2: China and India will each advance by 2 months. All different international locations stay present.
EB-3: All Chargeability class will change into present. China will advance by 5 months to July 1, 2017 and India will advance by 3.5 months to January 15, 2010.
Different staff: China will advance by four months to December 1, 2008 and India will advance by 3.5 months to January 15, 2010. All remaining classes will likely be present.
Dates for Submitting:
EB-1: Each China and India will advance considerably to September 1, 2020. All different international locations stay present.
EB-2: India will advance considerably to Could 15, 2011. China will advance by 2 months. All different international locations stay present.
EB-3: All Chargeability class will change into present. India will advance considerably to January 1, 2015 and China will advance considerably to June 1, 2018.
Different staff: China will stay the identical and India will advance considerably to January 15, 2015. All remaining classes will likely be present.
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