On Dec 28 2020 by Staff

January 2021 Visa Bulletin

USCIS says to use Chart A – Final Action Dates for employment and family-based categories; except F2A

EDGE should be updated overnight.

Looking at Chart A (Final Action Dates), ALL CHARGEABILITY, MEXICO, PHILIPPINES and VIETNAM are all current across the board; India and China also sees some forward movement.

  • EB-1 India moves ahead to 01SEPT19
  • EB-2 India moves ahead a week to 08OCT09
  • EB-3 India also moves ahead a week to 22MAR10
  • ***EB-5 India Non-Regional Center (C5 and T5) remains CURRENT
  • ***EB-5 India Regional Center (I5 and R5) will be UNAVAILABLE

 

  • EB-1 China moves ahead a few months to 01SEPT19
  • EB-2 China moves ahead a week to 01JUN16
  • EB-3 China moves ahead to 15DEC17
  • ***EB-5 China Non-Regional Center (C5 and T5) remains at 15AUG15
  • ***EB-5 China Regional Center (I5 and R5) will be UNAVAILABLE

 

  • ***EB-5 Vietnam Non-Regional Center (C5 and T5) will be 15SEP17

***If Trump does not sign the bill sent to him by Congress (he is threatening to veto),  the EB-5 program and Certain Religious Workers categories will become UNAVAILABLE at midnight December 28th. 

If you have any questions about these categories, please contact one of the employment-based immigration lawyers at Klasko Immigration.

 

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