Friday, June 11, 2010

July 2010 Visa Bulletin


The Department of State has just released the July 2010 Visa Bulletin

The relevant dates are:
EB-1 – all current
EB-2 – all current, except China (22 NOV 05) and India (01 OCT 05)
EB-3 – all 15 AUG 03, except India (22 NOV 01) and Mexico (U)

There was excellent progress in India EB2, which jumped 8 months from 01 FEB 05. There was also a one month progression in India EB3 and a 6 week progression in all EB3 (including Philippines).

The Visa Bulletin also included a prediction section based off of expected demand:

F. VISA AVAILABILITY IN THE EMPLOYMENT-BASED CATEGORIES

Based on current indications of demand, the best case scenarios for cut-off dates which will be reached by the end of FY-2010 are as follows:

EB-1: Current
EB-2: all current, China and India: March or April 2006
EB-3: Worldwide: June through September 2004, China: October through December 2003, India: February 2002, Mexico: Unavailable, Philippines: June through September 2004.

8 comments:

  1. my friend staff nurse priority date 2005 november.will she get visa by end of FY2010?

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  2. Hi,chris!

    what do you think is the chance for those with PD's of 2005-2006? any chance for us in the coming 2011 fiscal year this october?

    thanks!

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  3. @Sanj: I don't think so, but perhaps by early 2011.

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  4. @ Jennifer- I think there is a very good chance of those PDs becoming current in 2011.

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  5. Chris,I was wondering with the delay with CIR 2010, will the 2 nurse relief bills in house pass this year?

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  6. Hi Nikki- See the next blog posting...

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  7. Hi, chris!

    Since the FY 2010 would soon end this sept and a new FY is gonna open this oct, is there still a possibility that PD's may retrogress further than it is now or is their a chance that it could open with 2005 or even 2006 PD'S?

    thanks

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  8. hi chris,

    my application is now on packet3 witha priority date of nov 2006. i recently found out that my employer just closed their office. will this affect my application?

    thanks

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