Friday, March 6, 2015

April 2015 Visa Bulletin

For March 2015 Visa Bulletin, please click here: http://blog.mygcvisa.com/2015/02/march-2015-visa-bulletin.html

For analysis of April 2015 Visa Bulletin, please click here: http://blog.mygcvisa.com/2015/03/april-2015-visa-bulletin-analysis.html

April 2015 Visa Bulletin has been released (valid from April 1 to April 30 only). Please see below for more details.

Family Based:

Family-Sponsored All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed CHINA-mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
F1 01AUG07 01AUG07  01AUG07 01NOV94 01FEB05
F2A 01AUG13 01AUG13 01AUG13 08JUL13 01AUG13
F2B 22AUG08 22AUG08 22AUG08 01FEB95  01APR04
F3 08FEB04 08FEB04 08FEB04 01APR94 08AUG93
F4 15JUN02 15JUN02 15JUN02 08JUL97 22SEP91

Employment Based:

Employment- Based All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed CHINA - mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 01APR11 01SEP07 C C
3rd 01OCT14 01JAN11 08JAN04 01OCT14 01OCT14
Other Workers 01OCT14 15AUG05 08JAN04 01OCT14 01OCT14
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

Link: http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/english/law-and-policy/bulletin/2015/visa-bulletin-for-april-2015.html

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      151 comments:

      1. F2A cut off date is expected to be August 1th, based on the interview letters sent.

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        1. Great job on your prediction

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        2. do they send interview letters the month before priority date is current.

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      2. I think it will be January 2014 based on the processing emails people have received.

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      3. Per Charles Oppenheim predictions, the movement is for F2A is only 3 to 6 weeks until May 2015 bulletin.

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        1. That's not true. NVC in February visa bulletin used the word Potential Monthly Movement of 3 to 4 weeks. This means that it can change at any time as it did in March bulletin. Instead of moving 3 to 4 weeks as predicted, it moved for 6 weeks. So no one can correctly predict what the coming bulletin will be.

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      4. F2A movement will be only 3 to 6 weeks until May bulletin per previous guidance on movement.

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        1. I am not sure that F2A will move 3 to 6 weeks per previous guidance on movement as you said. You can not use what happened sometime ago to ascertain what is coming in future. Circumstances change. So no one can say for sure what the movement will be. Just be patience and wait until the bulletin gets released. NVC also do miss their predictions, that's why they say " POTENTIAL MONTHLY MOVEMENT"

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        2. YES YES YES!!! Thank you Man Wilson. People just throw things out there without truly knowing what "PREDICTION" means. It is absurd. Things change! A prediction is just that..... a prediction. It is not 100% factual information. Finally someone understands!!! ^_^

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      5. We surely know that at least F2A will move up to 1st August 2013. But basic on pre-process emails that NVC sent to applicants that PD around January 2014, we can hope that VB is possible around January as well.

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      6. Not now in May or after May it will be January 2014 bczz nvc take 60days to complete that case.I think April visa bulletin will be 8 August 2013 or if less application in August so it will move 15august2013. After May visa bulletin will be Sep 15 2013 or 22 Sep 2013.

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      7. What is the source of this information dude..!!

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      8. NVC take 60days bro . u also can see in NVC website

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      9. When it take 60 days. After paying 325$..!!! Or something .?

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        1. When you pay IV fees nd submit documents after they review your case.

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        2. When you pay IV fees nd submit documents after they review your case.

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      10. Dude, you said on May or after May Vb will reach 22Sep2013?

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      11. In 2013 October visa bulletin was 08 September2013 . People pd before that they already finished nvc process but there are no visa bulletin current for those people.

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      12. my PD is October 15th, 2013 and I paid all the nvc fees, IV and AOS, I am from the rest of the world, when do you think we can get the interview?

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        1. When you got email from nvc to pay fees

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      13. F1 Please,what the future is for us people waiting for F1 ?
        US citizen is missing and waiting for adult child.
        Today is 8 years for Europe :(

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      14. My PD is August 6, and I did not get an IL yet. By the way, I hope April VB will move to August 8 because the DOS is unpredictable in its process. In addition, we just had 6 weeks jump in March VB so April will be the same.

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      15. Lets hope for the best.. I miss my husband so much.. I wish its moving fast.. But im tensed now because in my tax return documents mine is filed as single.i wonder if thats going to be an issue.hopefully not.i cant stand this separation torture.

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        1. dear it could be an issue, pls consult with a lawyer. dont give them any chance they will simply spoil your life.good luck

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        2. Thanks for your reply.but i have already submitted all my documents.now my only option is to wait for their reply and to pray for the best.nothing else to do.

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        3. Pd jan 28 2014,f2a

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        4. I don't think is a problem because if he files as married, they ask for your social security number, since you don't have one, he has to fill as single.
          I'm on the same page.

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      16. Any one received interview date letter from nvc PD 1 oct 2013

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        1. let see on monday. who will get interview letter please let us know

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        2. yes i got nov 22nd 2013

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      17. May be in April or May 2015 visa bulletin, it will be January 2014, till January all the applicants had started the NVC process....

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        1. Upcoming visa bulletin will January 2014

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        2. Not yet bro bczz they didn't complete case . It's take 6 to 8 weeks so maybe may visa bulletin will be January2014

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        3. Hardik you may mistaken the whole process very wrongly.. It doesnt not only depends how many applicants get case complete...NVC sent the welcome letter to jan 2014 filers to find out the demand for the big jump...And there are lots of applicants in f2a which get their case converted in CR1 coz of spouse's naturlization... So anyone cant predict visa bulletin at all

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        4. And So many applicants in f2a does not pay their nvc fee until their priority date becomes current becouse of their spouse gonna be citizen in few months so this leads to retrogression after big jump.

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        5. And around 1000 f2a visas have been given every month...And all of them are not active on this blog or any other like VisaJourney... So it might happen that with aug 2014 priority dates also get scheduled in april... We never know

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        6. Any year they use spillover rules if not demand in F1 visa

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        7. F1 has a years of backlog which means very high demand.. spill over means to ensure all the f2a visas has been given from the fiscal year quota which means they can 114,200 visas every fiscal year to f2a category not more than that... S0 obama's executive action will make sure every year 114200 visas will be given because every year around 1000 visas has been wasted and there are so many reasons behind that like naturalization or rejection due to lack of supporting documents in interview and slow procedure by applicants even their priority date becomes current

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        8. There are so many applicants in the F2a category who dont pay NVC fees an DS-260 form until their priority date becomes current because spouse's naturliazation is around the corner in few months ... So it is really hard to predict demand...

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      18. NVC Processing:

        09/16/2014: NVC Recieved

        09/23/2014: Case Number and IIN assigned

        01/16/2015: Completed DS261

        01/20/2015: Paid AOS Fee

        01/22/2015: Paid IV Fee

        01/27/2015: Completed DS260

        02/09/2015: AOS and IV package sent

        02/10/2015: AOS and IV package recieved

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      19. All the applicants who had started NVC process plz update about the current activities of your case along with date

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        1. All the applicants eagerly waiting for the visa bulletin

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        2. Guys any update about the visa bulletin

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        3. I think it will release today..., hope for a big movement.....

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      20. There are so many applicants in the F2a category who dont pay NVC fees an DS-260 form until their priority date becomes current because spouse's naturliazation is around the corner in few months ... So it is really hard to predict demand..

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      21. Let's see they make F2A people happy or not

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      22. Good News!!!!!!!!!
        F2A will become current in April Visa Bulletin!!!!!!!!!!!

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        1. how u know that? April visa bulletin not publish yet..

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        2. Another jerk trying to cook up stories invoking reaction from public. No matter how anonymous you are, you must be one sadistic wanker.

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        3. Is F2A category current?

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      23. Some people are getting theirs Welcome letter, that´s Sept,Oct,Nov, Dec 2013 and january 2014. We can expect move fordwar in advance next VB. My PD Dec 02 2013, I paid AOS fee but I am unable to pay IV fee, Also I can acces to fill DS-260. We (me and my wife) will send our IV packet today.

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      24. Zorry: Also I can´t acces to fill DS-260. We (me and my wife) will send our IV packet today.

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      25. If you on online it's open for you after you paid AOS . It's take 7 days . If more than please call NcV

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      26. Its out EB2 jumped to one more year

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        1. Dude your English is awful

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        2. Lol. Patel, stop spamming this blog

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        3. Patel ....Correct English....Visa bulletin is not released yet.

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        4. Patelayyyy!!

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        5. ^Anonymous...Correct English... Visa bulletin has not been released yet.

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        6. Hey it doesnt matter he is patel or what and it also doesnt matter how he speak english... United states is a country of immigrants and every person has a freedom to express their feelings whether he knows english well or not... 38.3 millions people in united states speak spanish and doesnt know english well so stop being a jerk... Hardik you go on and post a comment what you feel ... By the way you provide lots of informations about current scenario which really help

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      28. Waiting is killing! Usually they publish upcoming vb early arround 9-10. But now they are keeping people in stress ! That is terrible!
        guys can you please help me ? my pd is february 14 2014. Approximately when i would get the welcome notice ?
        now i am outside of the US. will it affect on our visa process ? We have a US CITIZEN baby.

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        1. Mine is March and I hope I get that letter in 4-5 months. You'll get that probably one month earlier

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        2. Oh I forgot to ask! Where is your Service center? Vermont by any chance?

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      29. Hi My PD is JAN 2011 EB2 India. May i know when this date gets current, approximately.

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      30. Why the VB is late? By the way, I guess the DoS wants to move the cuts-of-dates till Sep13. my PD is 6-Aug13, and that will be a good news for F2A applicants.

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        1. F2A applicants waiting for the Visa bulletin..., I think there will be some thing good in this bulletin........

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        2. According to the source it may move till Sep 2013 for F2A

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        3. What source? if that was true, people with August and September PD would have already received interview letter

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      31. I think in April it will move till Sep 2013, in the next bulletin it will move till Jan 2014.... bcoz till Jan 2014 all the F2A applicants had started their NVC process...

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        1. I had received email from NVC to pay the fee and submit the required documents.., My priority date F2A 08 Jan 2014

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      32. My friend received email last week to pay IV fees. He's pd is Oct 15.2013

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      33. Paying IV fees when the foam is open. Any idea

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      34. Why it hasn't been published yet? Damn I hate their system. They don't have any obligation or respect for people who are waiting for their family. This is rally sad

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      35. Hi my pd is 12nov11 i'm in the f2b class how long more you think i have wait?

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      36. April bulletin released - http://travel.state.gov/content/visas/english/law-and-policy/bulletin/2015/visa-bulletin-for-april-2015.html

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      37. Only 5 weeks 01Aug2013, feeling disappointed:)

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      38. F2A very sad, for how long you will separate our families..., very painful act....

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      39. F2A is the most important category, they must think about husband and wife, how long they should be separated.., really sad..., all.the days will pass lets wait till next month....

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      40. Visa Bulletin is out. F2A Cut off Date: August 01, 2013.

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      41. @Hardik, what's your prediction for F2A for May 2015 visa bulletin.

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      42. If people don't aware about America, remember 100% or fluent in English is not required to live, work , Business in America. You don't aware about this that means you dumb staying in America like other idiots are staying..English is not a must at all to live , work or business here. Go ahead PATEL = Motel + Hotel... Anyone have this power??? any South Idiots (typo South Indians).. Don't worry Hardik, is some one told you HARDICK that's also nice to you.. I don't know why these all dark Brown & slightly BLACK ASSES from S.India have problem with PATEL's or Gujaratis. I noticed a lot.

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        1. Who r u comment with your real name. Why u don't have shit dick.

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        2. As an American here, this is bs. If you can't speak correctly, it's better to stay in your country :)

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        3. i am also american bs.

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        4. lol sure you are

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        5. LOL , Desis speaking BS all time nothing else they know as an English language. why don't you guys learn more words during your long term tourist visa (that's H1 & H4).

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      43. another 1 month i have to wait....!!!! :(

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      44. Hey hardik ,did you had your interview?are you only waiting for your priority date?did anybody from dec or jan got your interview letter?

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      45. No my case in about 3 months now . Why Dec and January will get interview letter bczz April visa bulletin released 1aug13

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        1. What is your service center?

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        2. Sorry my case in nvc about 3 months now

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      46. F2A sucks, only 1 month!!!.They send letters to folks with PD Jan 2014 but advance the visa bulletin to 01 aug 2013. No one can understand the DOS logic on the visa bulletin. They must be using an Einstein algorithm to calculate the dates.

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        1. Nvc send welcome it's means you have to prepare for next step also it's means that your pd will be close to current. I think May or June it's will be big movement in F2A. I saw every year visa bulletin if visa bulletin moved slowly couple of months such as sep to May after May will be big movement also big movement in July and August. So I hope after 1 months will be good news for F2A

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      47. mine is may 14, 2014
        Still I -130 not approved
        Vermont Service Center

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      48. In May or June F2A will be January 2014., till Jan 2014 all the applicants had started their NVC process...

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        1. My priority date is 08 Jan 2014 I had paid the fee and started the NVC process....I think it will reach Jan 2014 in the next bulletin

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        2. All the applicants who had started their NVC process now, please update about your case activities along with date....

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        3. If January 2014 guys pay IV fees after it will be hope to move January 2014 . Please if anyone will get email from nvc to pay IV fees . After its will take 6 to 8weeks to case complete.

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      49. The last person's PD from Vermont service center still is October, so the next via bulletin can't go further than October.

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        1. It's not depend on service center . It's depend on how many cases in nvc now.

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        2. I said PD. Visa bulletin can't reach to Jan while there is still people with pd of October that they cases have not approved yet. So probably next visa bulletin would be moved again ~1 month, not more.

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        3. My spouse PD is 28 Jan 2014 and case is pending with Vermont service center. I don't understand why it has not been reviewed when more than a year is passed.
          Any suggestion

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        4. Every year visa limited visa available in family category so it doesnt mean your case not approval yet than visa bulletin will be move slowly. Let's see your case will approve this month after nvc take 42 days to get your case number. So don't worry if your case pending than don't matter with nvc it's uscis case

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      50. I have good news for F2A Sep 12 2013 case was completed last year but not visa not available for that so . I think next month visa bulletin will be move more than 1 month but I am not sure if January 2014 case will be complet in April so may visa bulletin will be January 2014 or I am sure that after May will be big movement in F2A

        March 12, 2015 at 4:55 AM

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        1. can you please help me ? my PD will become current? february 14 2014. or when we can expect welcome letter from NVC?
          thanks in advance

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        2. It takes one or two month for NVC to send you the welcome letter, your date may become current after three months...

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        3. My priority date 08 Jan 2014 i had started my NVC process paid the fee...

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        4. hope so :( dont want to go back to US alone again :( i am outside now and my 6 months will end at may :(

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        5. congrats! you are about to finish :)

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        6. Don't worry not three or four months if not demand until April they will send email who pd feb 2014

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        7. 8January 2014 did you paid IV fees

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        8. Not quite true. See the previous comment about Vermont service center

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        9. Thank you Hardik Patel ! I have a biiig hope ! Really hope to get welcome letter until april

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      51. The case number is the same as the recipt number?

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        1. For uscis receipt number same as case number ... California service center start with WAC , Vermont service center start with EAC

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        2. For uscis receipt number same as case number ... California service center start with WAC , Vermont service center start with EAC

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        3. For uscis receipt number same as case number ... California service center start with WAC , Vermont service center start with EAC

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      52. May 2015 Visa Bulletin Prediction for F2A?

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      53. If nvc will compete pd Oct , Nov , or Dec case in end of April it's menas may visa bulletin will be December 2013

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        1. Sorry if nvc will compete case who pd Oct, Nov nd December in 1week of April it's men as next month visa bulletin will be Dec 2013

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      54. they wont process the cases of all 3 months together...they never did and will never do. they just made a jump in F2A to increase the demand, then after they retrogress it twice of jumped files

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      55. Hi,

        If any one please tell how they split the applications some to California SC and some to Vermont SC.

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      56. You have to call nvc or see online

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      57. If Anyone didn't get email from nvc to pay IV fees Who pd September, Oct,Nov,Dec,2013 and January2014 please call nvc

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        1. Got email to pay iv fee!! Pd October 2013

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        2. Which service center?

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        3. That's good news

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      58. If anyone apu AOS fees just wait for 1week for pay IV fees if longer than thay please call NVC bczz sometimes system error. You will not look at on online. So please call nvc

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      59. Any news abt vermont....f2a India.....pd nov2013

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      60. All the F2A applicants with priority date from Sep 2013 to Jan 2014 please update about your NVC case activities and Interview letter updates.....

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      61. Wow, another month without any movement for F1 category. I think my PD will be in 2030.

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