Wednesday, November 12, 2014

January 2015 Visa Bulletin Predictions

For December 2014 Visa Bulletin, please click here: http://blog.mygcvisa.com/2014/11/december-2014-visa-bulletin.html

For the official January 2015 Visa Bulletin, please click here: http://blog.mygcvisa.com/2014/12/january-2015-visa-bulletin.html

Please see January 2015 Visa Bulletin Predictions below (for both Family Based and Employment Based):

Quick Summary:

Family Based:

Family-Sponsored All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed CHINA- mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
F1 15JUL07 15JUL07 15JUL07 08SEP94 01FEB05
F2A 22APR13 22APR13 22APR13 01MAR13 22APR13
F2B 08APR08 08APR08 08APR08 22OCT94 01FEB04
F3 01JAN04 01JAN04 01JAN04 22NOV93 08JUL93
F4 08MAR02 08MAR02 08MAR02 15MAR97 01JUL91

Employment Based:

Employment- Based All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed CHINA- mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 01FEB10 15FEB05 C C
3rd 15MAR13 22NOV10 08DEC03 15MAR13 15MAR13
Other Workers 15MAR13 22JUL05 08DEC03 15MAR13 15MAR13
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C C C C
5th Targeted Employment Areas/Regional Centers and Pilot Programs C C C C C

If you have not done it, please remember to add or update your I-130/NVC/I-140/I-485 case in the GC tracker: http://www.mygcvisa.com/ tracker/

It would be very useful to understand how USCIS is currently processing cases. It would also help in estimating date movements in future VB.

We will update this table as we get more data. If you are interested, the dates above are based on following data:
  • Latest I-130/I-140/I-485 Processing Statistics (see link on right side) -->

Similar to EB3 category movement, we have added a blog post for EB2 category forward movement. Please click here for FB category.

Next Steps: If priority date is current and

1. If applicant is inside US, they will have to file I-485: http://blog.mygcvisa.com/2013/04/how-to-file-i-485-application.html

2. If applicant is outside US, it will be sent to NVC: http://blog.mygcvisa.com/2013/09/nvc-consular-processing-steps.html

Recommended Reading:


More Reading:

Please click here for latest immigration news or see the right side menu for the latest analysis, news stories and other useful FAQ or USCIS links -->

251 comments:

  1. Hi Amazon,

    Your predictions are always right on.
    How about perm audit? Perm audit is not moving since last 3 months or so. When do you think it would start moving again?

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    1. that stinks. been thru' that (audit).

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    2. Good news next wk. no more vb predictions from all countries ciz obama will announce his executive order next wk to make all categories current. cheers to all indians!

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    3. Really? What is the source for this information !

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    4. that's be awesome if all countries category becomes current in Jan bulletin! :D

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    5. Amazon, I am reading those articles. It will be a nice thanks giving present to all of people waiting to be immigrants legally :)

      http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/11/13/source-obama-to-announce-10-point-immigration-plan-via-exec-action-as-early-as/

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    6. wow...waiting for next week impatiently...probably there'll be more predictions as well

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    7. i dont understand why you are so happy about this. there is nothing for legal immigration, specially family based in the executive action.

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    8. take that back then. thought it was gonna be good news as someone said ROW categories would become current.. lol.. though i doubted it. 3-6 months progress is good enough

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    9. Read this (specially the section "STREAMLINE LEGAL IMMIGRATION") and now tel why should one not be happy
      https://www.barackobama.com/immigration-reform/

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    10. Here is another post my friend, which will ensure that you also get some happy vibes:

      http://www.whitehouse.gov/issues/immigration/streamlining-immigration

      Here is the excerpt from above link which seems to be exactly for legal immigrants:

      The proposal also eliminates the backlog for employment-sponsored immigration by eliminating annual country caps and adding additional visas to the system. Outdated legal immigration programs are reformed to meet current and future demands by exempting certain categories from annual visa limitations.

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    11. my friend i meant to say that nohthing about F2A category.

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    12. Once the immigration reform is done, there will be no wait time for F2A..... F2A will be current forever

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    13. it's a EO for illegals, only the idiots in legal immigrants will get happy about it.

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    14. True it's not for us. Only for those illegal immigrants.. :( I hope president would make out 2015 happy too.

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    15. idiots?? how rude of u

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    16. Agreed. Too many idiots happy over nothing. If u truly want all countries to be C, sorry to say that, but block indians from applying visas for 2 months. There u have all the numbers. I am surprised there is no streamline system for shipping indians here since we r basically swallowing tens of thousands indians each year and ALL of our spill overs headed into eb2I and eb3I. Ridiculous.

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  2. Is if only for Indians?

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    1. Yes. Of course it is just for Indians, because we LOVE to see you here, EVERYWHERE.

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    2. lol ew curry smell

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  3. I do not think it is true

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  4. My PD is April 2008 ,F2B Jamaican , How soon will I be hearing from NVC to submit bills and Legal Documents? When will my date be current?

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    1. Omg! Dude ? Don't you see jan predication above !!!!!????

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  5. HEY GUYS... GREAT NEWS

    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/11/13/source-obama-to-announce-10-point-immigration-plan-via-exec-action-as-early-as/

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    1. But it doesn't say anithing about F2A category, just benefits illegals

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  6. i dont understand why you are so happy about this. there is nothing for legal immigration, specially family based in the executive action.

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    1. I don't understand why you are saying no need to happy about this. How do you know it is not going to make any change for legal immigrants - post a link for my knowledge

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    2. Read this (specially the section "STREAMLINE LEGAL IMMIGRATION") and now tel why should one not be happy
      https://www.barackobama.com/immigration-reform/

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    3. my friend i meant to say that nohthing about F2A category.

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    4. Reform will make good for workers visas, technical skills people but I don't see anything for family .
      Looks like we will wait like we are waiting and nothing change.
      Citizens are last.F1 is worst.
      No good news for us.

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  7. I really don't want to break up with my wife. The nvc is killing me. I'm tired of waiting. F2a cat row ,pd may 2013. Please help. I didn't see my wife for 2years.

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    1. Very painful sitation... It looks like your pd will be current in Feb. I wish you luck!

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    2. Very sad to listen..,Don't separate husband and wife.., frustration is killing......Keep families together.....

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  8. 2 years are too long for F2A! wife and husband should be always together!

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  9. Is there any benefits for F3 category?
    Mine PD is Dec 2003. how much should i wait for visa call?
    Is there any chances of speeding up process for Family based immigration?

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  10. Damn It seems pretty serious
    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-30042847

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    1. Once the immigration reform is done, there will be no wait time for F2A..... F2A will be current forever.....

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    2. how do you know??? any resource???

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    3. Go through the Immigration Reform bill, you will get the clear picture.....

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    4. Read this http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/11/14/obamas-immigration-plan-10-executive-actions-being-weighed-by-president/

      It's not that simple...

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  11. Immigration Reform in next week..... great news for family applicants.....

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  12. 1. Change annual cap from 226,000 to 161,000. Following is the allocation: 
         a. Unmarried adult children of U.S. citizen: 35%
         b. Married adult children of U.S. citizen under age 31 at the time of filing: 25%
         c. Unmarried adult children of lawful permanent resident: 40% 

    Annual cap change from 226,000 to 161,000 is effective 18 months after date of enactment. Though the annual cap will decrease, overall the number of family based immigration visas issued will increase (because of  expanded definition of immediate relative).

    2. Expand V visa to to allow following individuals with an approved family petition (I-130) to live in the U.S:
        a. Unmarried adult children of permanent residents/U.S. citizen
        b. Married adult children of U.S. citizen under 31 years at time of filing the petition.

    3. No more visa for siblings (brothers/sisters) of U.S. citizens 18 months after enactment of CIR. Hence this will remove F4 category.

    4. Immediate Relative now include a child or spouse of an alien admitted for lawful permanent residence.

    5. Recapture unused visas from 1992 to 2013; effective first FY from the date when this bill becomes law 

    6. Increase per country cap from 7% to 15%.


    Following applicants are excluded from annual FB cap (they have unlimited visas):

    1. Spouses and minor children of permanent residents 

    2. Spouses and minor children of U.S. citizen 

    3. Parents of U.S. citizen 

    Note: If a U.S. citizen sponsors their parents, then they can also (indirectly) sponsor their minor sibling (brother/sister). This is because the minor sibling would be considered derivative beneficiary of parents and hence would be able to immigrate with them.

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    1. next week there will be action, not immigration reform. Now the question is : " what will action legislate about F2a? In this blog Does anyone know definite anything about action?

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  13. Hi!! Do you guys have any reliable information how immigration reform will impact F2A category?????

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    1. Did you read the above information... if not once go through it you will get the clear picture of Immigration Reform....

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    2. http://www.whitehouse.gov/issues/immigration/streamlining-immigration

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    3. Following applicants are excluded from annual FB cap (they have unlimited visas):

      1. Spouses and minor children of permanent residents 

      2. Spouses and minor children of U.S. citizen 

      3. Parents of U.S. citizen 

      This will happen After Immigration Reform

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    4. But the elimination of the FB cap is not included on te initial immigration reform:

      http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/11/14/obamas-immigration-plan-10-executive-actions-being-weighed-by-president/

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    5. "...“[W]e’ve got to bring our legal immigration system into the 21st century… if you are a citizen, you shouldn’t have to wait years before your family is able to join you in America... If you’re a foreign student who wants to pursue a career in science or technology, or a foreign entrepreneur who wants to start a business with the backing of American investors, we should help you do that here. Because if you succeed, you’ll create American businesses and American jobs. You’ll help us grow our economy. You’ll help us strengthen our middle class.”

      President Barack Obama, January 29, 2013 "...

      This was 2 years ago,and F1 is slower now.
      What will happened?

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  14. Really ...is that true

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  15. Good news for the family applicants


    http://m.whitehouse.gov/issues/immigration/streamlining-immigration


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    1. Go through the above link...

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  16. next week there will be action, not immigration reform. Now the question is: "what will action legislate about F2a? in this blog Does anyone know definite anything about action?

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    1. According to this, sadly no

      http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/11/14/obamas-immigration-plan-10-executive-actions-being-weighed-by-president/

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    2. F2A will become current once the immigration reform is done in the next week... many family members are waiting for long time to stay together...

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    3. who says it will be current after reform?

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  17. This reform has nothing to do with F2A category guys.

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  18. I am curious how and what will be signed as part of executive action before end of year. Hopefully this means EAD's for people who have approved I-140's.

    "Expand high-tech visas"

    "The plan calls for working with the State Department to expand visas for foreign-born workers with high-tech skills, to support U.S. businesses. This is projected to offer another half-million immigrants a path to citizenship. Groups like the Chamber of Commerce have been calling for more of these visas – but Sen. Sessions has argued that the priority should be getting U.S. citizens back to work"

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  19. can you guys give final idea which immigration reform will affect F2A category or not.. sooo confused... if yes... any resource????

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    1. yes! all categories will be current both employment and family based petition next month. im positive that it will come soon.

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  20. F2a will be current or not?

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  21. F2A will become current once the immigration reform is done in the next week... many family members are waiting for long time to stay together...

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    1. U have source for this??

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    2. can you mention any resource please

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  22. http://m.whitehouse.gov/issues/immigration/streamlining-immigration

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    1. is that good for F2A????

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  23. Hi,is there any good news for f4 category india???my pd is 22/4/2003.when it will current???

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    1. maybe 10 yrs after if Mr. O fails to pass executive action next month

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    2. Meh he is gonna fail anyway. Cya in 10 years.

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  24. The President's Proposal

    Keep families together.

    The proposal seeks to eliminate existing backlogs in the family-sponsored immigration system by recapturing unused visas and temporarily increasing annual visa numbers. The proposal also raises existing annual country caps from 7 percent to 15 percent for the family-sponsored immigration system. It also treats same-sex families as families by giving U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents the ability to seek a visa on the basis of a permanent relationship with a same-sex partner. The proposal also revises current unlawful presence bars and provides broader discretion to waive bars in cases of hardship.

    Cut red tape for employers.

    The proposal also eliminates the backlog for employment-sponsored immigration by eliminating annual country caps and adding additional visas to the system. Outdated legal immigration programs are reformed to meet current and future demands by exempting certain categories from annual visa limitations

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    1. can I have the reference?

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    2. Here is the reference..........

      http://m.whitehouse.gov/issues/immigration/streamlining-immigration

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  25. Hi,my file is filed under F3 category and my PRIORITY DATE is SEPTEMBER 2004,INDIA when shall i expect the visa call taking into cosideration possible immi. reforms?
    and also my son is almost 21 and are they really strict about "21 year age bar norm"?......please please do reply...thank u

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  26. Don't separate husband and wife.., frustration is killing......Keep families together.....F2A should be current forever......

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  27. Changing the law, to upgrade spouses of legal permanent residents to immediate relative status, allowing those spouses to adjust status to obtain a green card, is one of the lead proposals in the proposed comprehensive immigration reform law. It is proposed to eliminate the huge backlogs in the number of applicants waiting for the chance to adjust status, who have approved petitions but must wait for their date of petition to become "current", allowing them to adjust status to get a green card.

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  28. What can President Obama actually do?

    The following are some practical changes the president can make without Congressional action:

    He can grant deferred action for parents of childhood arrivals. Under DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), children who came to the U.S. under the age of 16 and remain under 31 years of age as of June 15, 2012, among other requirements, are eligible for deferred action status — they can remain in the U.S. for two years and are eligible to work. This is not a pathway to citizenship, but allowing parents to also receive deferred action status will prevent families from being separated. If you have questions about DACA and its eligibility requirements, please contact our office.

    He can change the way certain deportation cases are handled, mandating that federal authorities use favorable prosecutorial discretion. He could also stop deportations of spouses and children of U.S. citizens with no criminal records.

    He can designate that those with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) are eligible to apply for permanent residence if they receive approval of their visa petitions. This is already available to citizens of certain countries where there is political turmoil or a natural disaster making it unsafe for them to return.

    He can grant the undocumented spouses and children of U.S. citizens “parole in place”, thereby permitting them to apply for lawful permanent residence without leaving the United States and face a three-or-ten-year bar for entering unlawfully.

    He can change the way family and employment-based immigrant visas are counted against the worldwide visa quota. Currently, each member of the family is counted against the quota, whereas the president could make EACH FAMILY UNIT considered as one visa regardless of how many individuals in the family. This would open up the number of available visas, keep families together, and help employers hire skilled workers in a more efficient way.

    He can extend practical training programs for all foreign graduates of U.S. universities. This was implemented in 2012 for immigrants who are skilled in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) and it has helped U.S. employers benefit longer from the talent of these individuals. Many talented students are forced to leave the U.S. after graduating from college or if they are hired, immigration restrictions often make it difficult for them to stay. In the same vein, the president could also make it easier for professors/researchers/employers to prove to the government that their prospective employee is outstanding in his or her field and worthy of remaining in the U.S. Extending practical training to all foreign students would free up the professional H-1B work visa quota, which usually is filled after the first day these visas become available.

    The president can grant work permission to spouses of H-1B professionals and O-1 extraordinary workers, creating even more space for eligible foreign workers to fill the H-1B quota. If someone obtains an H-1B visa and has a spouse who also has professional aspirations, it makes sense that they be able to work rath

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    1. Here
      http://devore-immigration.com/news/

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    2. this is good news:)thanks

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  29. PRESIDENT OBAMA EXPECTED TO ANNOUNCE EXECUTIVE ACTION PLAN IN THE COMING WEEK

    Recently some major changes occurred over the political landscape of our country. For the first time in eight years, the Republican Party has control of the Senate. For the remainder of President Obama’s term, the controlling party in both chambers of Congress will be Republican. If we draw correlating lines to the fate of overall Immigration Reform, the long, drawn out attempt from advocates and pro-reform politicians who have fought and demonstrated for sweeping change of a broken immigration system — Comprehensive Immigration Reform may be farther away than ever or Republicans may decide to finally come together and bring a bill, or a series of bills, to the President. There is no clear-cut indication of either/or.

    Fortunately, what Congress plans on doing no longer matters. With an issue as uncertain as Immigration Reform, one thing that appears certain is that President Obama will no longer wait for Congress.

    Since the midterm congressional elections, the President has said on various public platforms that he is “going to do what [he] can do through executive action.” Over the past few months, he has been convening with members of his administration and legal scholars to determine what exactly that entails. This plan should be announced before the end of the year.

    What are possible actions the president could take and who may be favorably affected?

    The president’s plan is expected to provide relief to millions of immigrants currently living in the country. The following is a rough estimation of the possible changes the president could make:

    Unauthorized Immigrants Who Are Married to US Citizens or Green Card Holders – Immigrants in the US with spouses who have either US citizenship or a green card could become eligible for legal resident status, granted permission to work, and have their immigration interviews in the US.

    Unauthorized Immigrants with US Citizen Children — Many families are being unnecessarily torn apart because of a system intent on deporting for the sake of deporting. Under current law, the parents of such children cannot apply for legal status until their child turns 21. The president could make these immigrants eligible for legal status right away.

    Other Unauthorized Immigrants with Children — This would help the families who have children in the US who are not citizens, but are under 21.

    The president could also provided relief for parents of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Since 2012, under certain eligibility requirements, immigrant children have been granted the ability to remain in the country and work. The parents of DACA recipients could receive similar opportunity.

    Certain Immigrants Waiting to Receive their Green Cards — Right now, there are thousands of immigrants who have legally entered the immigration system waiting as long as a decade for permanent residence. A broken immigration system has created long visa backlogs and left these immigrants in no-man’s-land as they wait. The president could reduce the long waiting lines for these people.

    In the next few weeks, the exact details will be announced. What exactly they are or who will be affected is still to be determined.

    Please follow closely to determine if you are eligible for relief and what the next steps will be once they are announced. In addition, our office will be holding seminars in various cities across the country to better explain how the executive action plan could impact you. Please watch for further details on this matter.

    Of course, if you have any questions or would like to discuss any details surrounding your case in relation to the president’s impending plan, please contact our office. WATCH FOR MORE INFORMATION SOON.

    Posted: 11/12/14

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  30. This is so fucking exciting. Announce the damn reform already

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    2. F2A will become current once the immigration reform is done in the next week... many family members are waiting for long time to stay together...

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  31. I don't think so...how do you know about that ..

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  32. i dont see anything about good news F2A

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  33. This link from the most authenticate source in the world is for the duffers on this forum who doesnt have any sense on what Mr president's executive action is all about and saying that it will not impact on family based category:
    "http://www.forbes.com/sites/stuartanderson/2014/11/14/will-president-obama-help-legal-immigrants-too/"

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    1. That is a very very helpful link explaining exactly what problems legal immigants face and what solution are most helpful!!! Without this article, I was trying to infer indirectly from other articles the information in this article. Glad to see my inferences are not too bad. Hopefully executive action will have these issues taken care.

      Mainly EAD's for people who have approved I-140's is such a relief and such a low hanging fruit that it should have been done long back.

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  34. It is called executive action on immigration reform. So duffers in what universe immigration reform could happen without changing legal immigration system. Thats why its called common sense bill and one should have a common sense to understand this.

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    1. He must give relief to legal immigrants, he must think about F2A and take the executive action... Mr.president must think more about legal immigrants than illegals..... legal immigrants are suffering to stay with their families, frustration is killing.... Mr.President must think more about Legal Immigrants....

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    2. Republicans are thinking about legally immigration,don't worry.
      To be a right person is always good.

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  35. Your absolutely right...

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  36. The Second Preference F2A Category

    Each year, the Department of State allocates 115,000 visas under the Second Preference Category.  This preference category is currently experiencing a backlog of about 700,000, as indicated by the Migration Policy Institute’s testimony.  The data is derived from the Department of State’s National Visa Center and excludes filings that are sent to the USCIS, which is believed to be a much larger number. The Migration Policy Institute has been conducting migration studies from around the world for years, looking at each country’s immigration policy and how “nimble” those policies are to migration issues.  In comparison to other countries, the extended waiting periods imposed on LPRs and their nuclear families in the U.S. is “unique.”  [That’s certainly putting it lightly.] Most importantly, it is precisely these long waiting periods that incentivize individuals to break U.S. immigration laws.  In fact, Ranking Member Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) asked what the country had to gain by separating wives and husbands and parents from their children.  Mr. Papademetriou commented that, “Separating spouses and children is unnatural.”

    Reducing the F2A Visa Backlog

    The American Families United testified on their goal to unite nuclear families in the U.S., be it spouses and children of U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents, mainly in reference to the F2A visa preference category.  Its desire is to have Congress fold the F2A category into the Immediate Relatives category, in order to eliminate any waiting period for spouses and children of legal permanent residents.  This recommendation was also favored by the Migration Policy Institute, and surprisingly, well-received by Representative Raul Labrador (R-ID). The current waiting period for those in this category are roughly two years but even longer for families in certain countries, like Mexico and the Philippines. The other alternative, recommended by the Migration Policy Institute, is to revise the “V” non-immigrant visa to allow for spouses and unmarried children of LPRs to come to the U.S. by removing certain provisions in that were written into the Legal Immigration Family Equity Act of 2000.

    - See more at: http://www.lawlogix.com/blog/family-visa-backlog-%E2%80%93-congress-takes-first-step-towards-reform#sthash.RYnwgJI8.dpuf

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  37. The reform would b nice if that would happen really soon. There's so many f2a categories like me thats hoping to b with their family. But sad to say it is not the reform that the president is planning to sign next week. Its about giving amnesty to the illegal immigrants. Preventing them from deportation. This news made me sad all day, bcoz like everyone I was really waiting for this coming week. There is an immigrant lawyer on fb that's been posting this updates about this I got curious so I asked him. I hope president will give us the reform not just for illegal immigrants. We have family too.

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  38. My pd is dec 30 2013, I am getting my citizenship by next month, had applied through green card and its already been almost a year, will upgrade of status help to speed the process up guys, thanks in advance.

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  39. Mr.president must think more about legal immigrants especially F2A, many applicants waiting for long time without families....., frustration is killing...

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  40. Plz make F2A Current.., very tough situation without family...

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  41. If F2A move 3-4 weeks each month then it takes more than 2 years to get our dates current....

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  42. READ THIS CAREFULLY (F2A) APPLICANTS

    May be in this week or possibly next week Mr. President going to take executive action on Immigration Reform, there is nothing to do with the Immigration Reform for families of Legal Immigrants..., Mr. President should think more abut legal immigrants than illegal immigrants, after the executive action 5 million undocumented illegal’s are going to getting Green Cards, and the families of legal immigrants who are divided with their spouses and children’s are suffering and waiting to stay together….

    F2A applicants and their families are suffering a lot, frustration is killing…, and this is not fare separating husband and wife for more than two years…

    Mr. President must consider F2A in his executive action and give relief to the families to stay together…

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    1. you are right... we are suffering from pain to stay together... this is not fair

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    2. We don't know yet about the details of executive order. Let's wait till the announcement.

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  43. Hell with illegals ,hell with immigration reform and at last but not least hell with Obama every day a new comment give a different picture about f2a category

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  44. f2A not current, so sad.....

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  45. Obama Could Act This Week on Immigration Reform
    http://www.voanews.com/content/obama-could-act-this-week-on-immigration-reform/2522624.html

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    1. so F2A current???

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    2. NO ONE KNOWS. WE SHOULD WAIT TILL THE END OF THIS WEEK

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    3. F2A not current,fuck you

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    4. In my opinion they should test the applicant's English proficiency - and of course their politeness - before issuing any visa.

      anyway, you should say "F2A IS not current / Won't be current"

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    5. Mr.oxford..you are such an unlucky retard with no green card..I recommed these idiots should be awarded green card for their fucking english proficiency..hell with their language.lol

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    6. Actually I'm a US citizen, the word you are looking for its "retarded" not "retard" and I'm kinda happy they don't let you leave the India, although McDonalds here really need you :))

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  46. We cannot say any thing now, we have to wait till this week...Mr.President must give relief to F2A applicants waiting to join their families for long time... legal immigrants must be preferred more then illegal....

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  47. Just wait for a week the clear picture of F2A will be released...

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  48. Still we had a hope from executive action on immigration reform, the final draft is still in progress... just wait and watch....

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  49. If F2A is not preferred in immigration reform, we F2A applicants have to wait more than two years to get our dates current... currently F2A movement is 3-4 weeks each month... currently more than 5 lac applicants waiting in queue, frustration will kill every one....

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  50. F2A will be curent next month, so happy

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    1. How about F1 ?
      I miss my children,do you have some good news for adult children of US citizens?

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    2. No this category will remain same.., it will move 2-3 weeks each month, it is fixed

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    3. Give us the source that F2A will be Current.... please don't give fake updates

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    4. Yes right if you are having any source let us know, we will be happy to hear it

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    5. no any source, bucause i miss my wife, that's why i hope so....

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    6. http://m.whitehouse.gov/issues/immigration/streamlining-immigration

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  51. This is from whitehouse website. This is official:

    The President's Proposal

    Keep families together.
    The proposal seeks to eliminate existing backlogs in the family-sponsored immigration system by recapturing unused visas and temporarily increasing annual visa numbers. The proposal also raises existing annual country caps from 7 percent to 15 percent for the family-sponsored immigration system. It also treats same-sex families as families by giving U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents the ability to seek a visa on the basis of a permanent relationship with a same-sex partner. The proposal also revises current unlawful presence bars and provides broader discretion to waive bars in cases of hardship.

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    1. Good news for F2A applicants....

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  52. http://www.cnbc.com/id/102183389

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  53. Breaking News: Obama's executive order on immigration coming Friday......

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  54. Lets wait and watch what is going to be done for F2A, eagerly waiting for Friday.....

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  55. Executive action on Immigration reform this Friday

    http://www.cnbc.com/id/102183389

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    1. so they will do for F2A???

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    2. ... and F1 too?

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  56. All the F2A applicants get ready for it.... suspense is on F2A

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  57. Mr. President should give relief to legal immigrants especially F2A category.... we all are waiting for it....

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  58. i dont think he does for F2A

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    1. Be positive, he will announce some thing good for Legal Immigrants.....

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    2. u think it is good for f2A

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    3. We cannot say any thing now, what is the final draft prepared, we need to wait till friday

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  59. He must provide some relief for legal immigrants waiting for long time to join with their families.... must prefer more on legal immigrants than undocumented illegals... lets see what is going to be happen, the day is coming soon

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  60. Hope for a good news .......plz don't break our heart....uts already broken partially without seeing my husband....plz consider the f2a category.....kindly make it current or at least make it fast.....

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    1. We had a lot of hope, don't work there will be good news for F2A....

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  61. President Obama to make a statement on immigration....

    President Barack Obama will make a statement on immigration on Thursday night, followed by a rally at a Las Vegas high school with Senator Harry Reid on Friday, two sources familiar with the situation told NBC News.

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  62. Mr. President will increase the annual quota of F2A in his executive action

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  63. What about F2B category?

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  64. 2 YEARS OF WAITING COULD BE FINISHED TOMORROW. I'M SOOOOOOO EXCITED RIGHT NOW

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  65. how u know ??
    someone said nothing for F2A??

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  66. till tomorow guys, till tomorow! GOD BLESS US, GOD BLESS AMERICA!

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    1. God bless us and America!

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  67. I cant wait for this anymore .missing my husband so badly. please do something for f2a.dont break my heart. waiting for a good news tomorrow.hope it brings something good for us.

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  68. he should consider legals first than illegals.

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  69. There is no mention of legal immigration in recent days. Brace yourself for no changes on this front

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  70. For anyone who don't want Indians here, your forefathers came to this land searching for us.

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    1. You mean, for SLAVERY?

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  71. shit it seems there won't be any improvement for F2A cases. That wouldn't be fair

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    1. how u know notthing for F2A, any source??

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  72. My pd is January, 2014, nd this will be current by April, 2015. But my problem is my perm has not been approved. What happens to my pd if I will not be alowed to file cos pending perm approval?

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  73. All the F2A applicants get ready for thursday night 8pm, he will announce some thing good for F2A.....

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  74. We hope some thing good for F2A, I think he will give relief to legal immigrant families...

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  75. Good news is expected for F2A on immigration reform this thursday.....

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  76. Two year wait time for F2A is not fair, how can you divide husband and wife for two years... must be give immediate relief to F2A with his executive action this Thursday.....

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  77. Good news is expected for F2A on immigration reform this thursday.....

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  78. will all the family based categories move rapidly or only F2A?

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  79. Only F2A, this category is very important than other categories, separating husband and wife is unfair

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    1. partly correct but,
      As in some of the previous comments it was mentioned that the cap for family based categories will be increased from 7 to about 15,then how can only F2A be on the gaining side,what i think is that it will affect all the FB categories irrespective of sub-categories....fingers crossed though

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    2. All categories are important , not only F2A! Cap will be increased for FB categories ! Whether you like or not ! If you have to wait you must wait !

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  80. Heart beat is raising on for today's announcement.... god help us, make F2A current

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  81. what about eb category ?will they become current too after the reform..

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  82. As in some of the previous comments it was mentioned that the cap for family based categories will be increased from 7 to about 15,then how can only F2A be on the gaining side,what i think is that it will affect all the FB categories irrespective of sub-categories....fingers crossed though

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  83. Wait for few hours more the clear picture will come out....

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  84. Get ready for today's action.......

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  85. Im so ready, im so happy, and I'm positive that we f2a gonna be current for ever, there will be a great news for all cat incha allah.

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    1. do you think it good for f2A??

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  86. Don't have faith in Obama all he is doing for illegal nothing for legal immigrants f2a gonna have faster movement in coming visa bulletin I guess 2- 4 months

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  87. How do You know about that
    Can you explain me.....

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  88. I agree .. I don't know why I'm not too excited. Obama plans to mostly secure the undocumented people and talk abt border issues. If he had to authority to increase F visa and H visa all by himself then why even make it go thru house and senate for so long. He may add something but focus wil not be F and H, I think. Atleast that's whats on the news - undocumented 5 million people

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  89. Coming visa bulatin it's only 4 week movement. Nothing else for f2a

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  90. I miss my wife sara waiting killing

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  91. u think it good for f2a?

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  92. 30 minutes later, you can watch Obama immigration reform announcement from this link:
    http://www.whitehouse.gov/live/president-obama-delivers-address-nation

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  93. OK, NOTHING FOR F2A OR ANY OTHER FAMILY BASED VISAS. FUCK.

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  94. what about legal people nothing ??/

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  95. Nothing for f2a... Shitttt..,, this is hilarious ...

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  96. Tired of this waiting game.... So sad... Nothing for any family based categories

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  97. I wrote in my earlier message that focus is undocumented 5 millions people and border issues. It's been all over the news. He didn't say anything abt high skilled workers either. I think his mission is not really for F and H coz there is a system atleast even if it's crap. Plus these things don't change overnight. It will take a while even if he declares something. That's why its called the government and not private company. Sad but true. Haha

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  98. Read this

    http://www.cilawgroup.com/news/2014/11/20/the-immigration-accountability-executive-action-iaea-summary-of-action-plan/

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    1. Provisional Waiver Expanded to Spouses of LPR. Provisional waiver from within the US is being expanded to include spouses of LPR (in addition to US citizens).

      wait! what it means?

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  99. Even though there is nothing in news for family based all these days,still i had a hope that this waiting game will be over soon..but unluckily no relief for us.we are still in dark.no one to talk for us.this is so cruel to be away from your spouse for such a long period.cant take this anymore.

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  100. guys. what do you think it means? THIS IS OFFICIAL, FROM WHITE HOUSE WEBSITE:

    Reducing family separation for those waiting to obtain LPR status. Due to barriers in our system, U.S. citizens and LPRs are often separated for years from their immediate relatives, while they wait to obtain their LPR status. To reduce the time these individuals are separated, DHS will expand an existing program that allows certain individuals to apply for a provisional waiver for certain violations before departing the United States to attend visa interviews.

    http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/11/20/fact-sheet-immigration-accountability-executive-action

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    1. It is good news for F2A, it will reduce the wait time for the Spouses of LPR

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    2. I think it is helpful for F2A, it may reduce the complete wait time for Husband and Wife of Legal Permanent Resident ( Green Card Holders )

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    3. FACT SHEET: IMMIGRATION ACCOUNTABILITY EXECUTIVE ACTION

      Reducing family separation for those waiting to obtain LPR status. Due to barriers in our system, U.S. citizens and LPRs are often separated for years from their immediate relatives, while they wait to obtain their LPR status. To reduce the time these individuals are separated, DHS will expand an existing program that allows certain individuals to apply for a provisional waiver for certain violations before departing the United States to attend visa interviews.

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    4. Guys who are in USA F2A Applicants, please get the complete information about it which is mentioned above..., we are eagerly waiting to hear something good for us, so that we can join our families soon.....

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    5. I consulted with my lawyer Mr Carl Shusterman who told me this is the expansion of I-601 a for spouse and children of LPRs. It has nothing to do with F2A category

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    6. And he also told that executive action might faster the movement of F2a but only solution is this for making it current by passing a bill in congress

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