EB2 ‘final action’ to move forward. EB3 will retrogress and then move slowly (about 1-3 weeks at a time) towards the date of filing which is 8 jan 2014 at this time.
Nov, Dec, Jan 2022 Predictions.
|India||Final Action||Date of Filing (Available to use)|
|EB2||22 Jan 2012||8 July 2012|
|EB3||8 Oct 2013||8 Jan 2014|
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If you are EB2 India priority date is between 08 OCT 09 and 14 MAY 11, and have not filed your I-485, you have another 8 days to file it before the Jan 2021 Visa Bulletin kicks in. Same is true for EB3 India priority dates between 22 MAR 10 and 31 DEC 13.
- 1 What is the priority date for EB2?
- 2 Will EB2 India move forward in 2021?
- 3 What date is visa bulletin released?
- 4 How many visa numbers are available for EB2 India?
- 5 How long is the wait for EB2 India?
- 6 How long does EB2 process take?
- 7 Is eb1 current for India?
- 8 Can I go to India after i140 approval?
- 9 Which is better EB2 or EB3?
- 10 How long for interview after priority date is current?
- 11 What happens when your priority date is current?
- 12 How many green cards are issued each year for India?
- 13 How many families get green card each year?
What is the priority date for EB2?
The priority date is the date the DOL received your Labor Certification (PERM) or I-140 Petition. You can check the Visa Bulletin Here: http://travel.state.gov/visa/frvi/bulletin/bulletin_1360.html., and here.
Will EB2 India move forward in 2021?
The chances are good that the dates for India EB2 (FA) will keep moving forward from Oct 2020 to Sep 2021 due to the spillover from family-based green cards. EB2 ‘final action’ and ‘date of filing’ to move forward and EB3 dates to retrogress every month from Nov 2020 onwards.
What date is visa bulletin released?
The Visa Bulletin is a monthly publication that provides updated monthly numbers of the list of applicants and the “current” priority date for those applicants. The publication normally is issued the second or third week of each month.
How many visa numbers are available for EB2 India?
The State Department allocated that many EB2 visa numbers before the end of September, for use in October! India and China are each limited to 2,803 visa numbers in the EB2 category.
How long is the wait for EB2 India?
Indian green card queue waiting numbers issued by USCIS. If the same amount of 2879 Green cards are issued to EB2 India every year from now, which seems like a case without any carryover from other categories, the Indian EB2 skilled worker has a wait of about 151 years.
How long does EB2 process take?
As a general overview, the EB2 visa processing time usually takes about 18 months from start to finish, but it can take up to several years in certain cases (depending on your country of birth).
Is eb1 current for India?
All Worldwide EB categories will remain current in February 2021. EB-1 China and India will both move forward by 4 months to January 1, 2020. EB-2 China will advance by 2 weeks to June 15, 2016, while India will move forward by 4 days to October 12, 2009.
Can I go to India after i140 approval?
As I already said, legally you can stay out of country and still keep your i-140 active. i-140 once approved stays active unless it is explicitly withdrawn. Also, i-140 is for future job position based on the assumption that your employer will have the position to offer when your GC date gets current.
Which is better EB2 or EB3?
Both are employment-based visas. However, the EB2 visa is the second-preference employment visa and the EB3 visa is the third-preference employment visa. This means that EB2 visas are slightly preferred over EB3 visas. If you qualify for both the EB2 and EB3 visa, it may be better to apply for one over the other.
How long for interview after priority date is current?
Our experience suggests that very often an I-485 application will be adjudicated (approved) or issued a request for evidence (if required) within two to four weeks after its priority date being current.
What happens when your priority date is current?
This is referred to as the priority date being ” current .” The priority date is current if there is no backlog in the category. If you have a current priority date , your immigrant visa number is immediately available, and you may apply for permanent residence or adjustment of status.
How many green cards are issued each year for India?
Currently, the number of green cards issued each year is limited to 140,000 . The backlog for India is so huge that even when these 200,000 people are no longer on the waitlist, the timeline for the surviving Indians will still stretch over six decades the author’s predictions show.
How many families get green card each year?
Citizens and permanent residents may petition the USCIS to bring their family members into the country on an immigrant visa. Currently, this particular visa program accounts for about two-thirds of the more than 1 million green cards issued annually .