Thursday, May 26, 2022

Visa Bulletin July 2022 Predictions

For official June 2022 Visa Bulletin & Analysis, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2022/visa-bulletin-june-2022.aspx

Please see July 2022 Visa Bulletin Predictions below (for both Family Based and Employment Based categories for all countries):

Family Based:
Final Action Dates
Dates For Filing Applications
"Final Action Date" is the date when when USCIS/DOS may render their final decision on submitted applications. Your priority date should be before this date.
Family-
Sponsored
All Chargeability
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-mainland
born
INDIAMEXICOPHILIPPINES
F101FEB1501FEB1501FEB1515MAR0022APR12
F2ACCCCC
F2B01NOV1501NOV1501NOV1508MAR0101DEC11
F308DEC0808DEC0808DEC0801OCT9701JUL02
F415APR0715APR0708OCT0508APR0022SEP02
"Date for Filing Application" is the date when you can submit I-485/NVC applications to USCIS/DOS. Your priority date should be before this date.
Family-
Sponsored
All Chargeability
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-mainland
born
INDIAMEXICOPHILIPPINES
F115JUL1615JUL1615JUL1622MAY0108JUN15
F2ACCCCC
F2B01NOV1601NOV1601NOV1622MAY0108NOV13
F308SEP0908SEP0908SEP0915MAR0101DEC03
F422OCT0722OCT0701MAR0601MAY0101MAY04

Readout of National Public Engagement on Backlog Reduction

WASHINGTON – Today U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Ur M. Jaddou and agency leadership participated in a virtual public engagement with nearly 2,000 stakeholders nationwide to discuss the agency's efforts to reduce backlogs and improve processing times.

Director Jaddou briefed participants on the agency's priorities, including ensuring the agency's fiscal health and increasing our hiring, and emphasized USCIS' commitment to delivering timely decisions to those we serve in order to make the nation's immigration system more fair and humane.

USCIS Senior Counselor Dan Renaud and Senior Advisor Doug Rand updated participants on the agency's <a data-entity-substitution="canonical"

Monday, May 23, 2022

DHS and DOL Announce Availability of Additional H-2B Visas for Second Half of Fiscal Year

WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) announced today the availability of an additional 35,000 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas during the second half of fiscal year (FY) 2022. These visas are for U.S. employers seeking to employ additional workers on or after April 1, 2022, through Sept. 30, 2022.

"These additional H-2B visas will help employers meet the demand for seasonal workers at this most critical time, when there is a serious labor shortage," said Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas. "The visas are accompanied by significant worker protections and provide a safe and lawful pathway for individuals to come to the United States and earn wages in jobs that are not filled by American workers."

The supplemental H-2B visa allocation consists of 23,500 visas available to returning

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Two New Forms Published for Regional Center Designation

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today published two new forms for regional center designation under the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program: Form I-956, Application for Regional Center Designation, and Form I-956H, Bona Fides of Persons Involved with Regional Center Program. Both forms are available on the <a data-entity-substitution="can

Monday, May 16, 2022

USCIS надає інформацію щодо «Єднання заради України»

USCIS Provides Information on Uniting for Ukraine

21 квітня Сполучені Штати оголосили про започаткування програми «Єднання заради України», яка є ключовим кроком у виконанні зобов'язання президента Байдена вітати українців, які рятуються від вторгнення Росії в Україну. «Єднання заради України» надає можливість переміщеним громадянам України та найближчим членам їхніх родин, які перебувають за межами Сполучених Штатів, приїхати до Сполучених Штатів і тимчасово залишитися на дворічний період дії гуманітарного пароля.

Saturday, May 14, 2022

USCIS Simplifying, Improving Communication of Case Processing Data

Public will have access to immediate, clear answers on case processing times

WASHINGTON— Today, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced changes to simplify and improve how the agency communicates case processing time data to the public. As part of an agency-wide commitment to improve transparency, efficiency, and customer service, the changes also make it easier for individuals to get an immediate answer on when they can make an inquiry into their case.

"USCIS is committed to listening to applicants and stakeholders and continuously improving our services," said USCIS Director Ur M. Jaddou. "This is an important step – and by no means the last – in improving clarity and transparency of USCIS data for the public."

The agency's publicly posted processing times provide the public with the info

Thursday, May 12, 2022

June 2022 Visa Bulletin Analysis

For June 2022 Visa Bulletin, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2022/visa-bulletin-june-2022.aspx

Please see below analysis of June 2022 Visa Bulletin:

Family Based:
Final Action Dates
Dates For Filing Applications
"Final Action Date" is the date when when USCIS/DOS may render their final decision on submitted applications. Your priority date should be before this date.
Family-
Sponsored
All Chargeability
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-mainland
born
INDIAMEXICOPHILIPPINES
F1No ChangeNo ChangeNo Change+1 MonthNo Change
F2ANo ChangeNo ChangeNo ChangeNo ChangeNo Change
F2BNo ChangeNo ChangeNo Change+1 MonthNo Change
F3No ChangeNo ChangeNo ChangeNo ChangeNo Change
F4No ChangeNo ChangeNo Change+2 MonthsNo Change
"Date for Filing Application" is the date when you can submit I-485/NVC applications to USCIS/DOS. Your priority date should be before this date.
Family-
Sponsored
All Chargeability
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-mainland
born
INDIAMEXICOPHILIPPINES
F1No ChangeNo ChangeNo ChangeNo ChangeNo Change
F2ANo ChangeNo ChangeNo ChangeNo ChangeNo Change
F2BNo ChangeNo ChangeNo ChangeNo ChangeNo Change
F3No ChangeNo ChangeNo ChangeNo ChangeNo Change
F4No ChangeNo ChangeNo ChangeNo ChangeNo Change