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Priority-date cutoffs will advance in most employment-based categories, according to the State Department’s May Visa Bulletin. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services confirmed that Final Action Dates will control filing eligibility next month.
Key movements in the May Visa Bulletin:
Final Action Dates for Employment-Based Preference Cases:
Trump Proclamation on Immigration: The State Department released the Visa Bulletin two days after President Donald Trump issued a proclamation temporarily suspending the entry of immigrant-visa applicants for 60 days. Since U.S. consulates have already suspended routine visa operations abroad because of COVID-19, the order will have a minimal immediate impact. In addition, a number of categories of people are excluded from the suspension, including:
BAL has produced an analysis of the proclamation, including its practical impact on U.S. companies. Read the analysis paper here.
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