The Dates for Filing chart, published in the State Department’s February Visa Bulletin, will not apply. Employment-based immigrants must follow the Application Final Action Dates chart (below) to determine if they are eligible to file their adjustment-of-status petitions with USCIS. Only applicants with priority dates earlier than the dates listed in the chart will be permitted to file their applications for adjustment of status in February.
Application Final Action Dates for Employment-Based Preference Cases:
This marks the second straight month that the Dates for Filing chart will not apply to employment-based filings. Family-based immigrants, however, will be permitted to use the Dates for Filing chart applicable to family-sponsored immigrants, which also is contained in the February Visa Bulletin.
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