Updated: Jan 2, 2020
USCIS released its November 2019 Visa Bulletin and advised practitioners to follow the State Department's Dates for Filing chart to determine if green card applicants are eligible to file their I-485 Adjustment of Status applications.
So, what does this mean for you? The November 2019 brings good news for some employment-based green card applicants - especially for applicants in the EB-1 category. Chinese EB-1 priority dates have moved ahead by three months and the "all other countries" category has pushed ahead by almost six weeks. EB-2 and EB-3 priority dates for applicants from countries besides China, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Mexico, Philippines and Vietnam have also remained current.
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