Priority cutoff dates for the India EB-2 and China EB-2 categories will advance significantly, according to the State Department’s November Visa Bulletin. EB-3 categories will advance more modestly.
Additional notes: All EB-1 categories will remain current. All EB-2 categories other than India and China will also remain current.
Application Final Action Dates for Employment-Based Preference Cases:
The State Department also released its Dates for Filing chart for November 2016. Applicants seeking to file for adjustment of status are reminded that the Dates for Filing chart does not take effect unless USCIS confirms it via a web posting in the next week or so. BAL will update clients once the State Department confirms whether the Dates for Filing chart can be used in November.
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