Friday, December 20, 2019

Visa Bulletin February 2020 Predictions

For official January 2020 Visa Bulletin and analysis, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2020/visa-bulletin-january-2020.aspx

Please see February 2020 Visa Bulletin Predictions below (for both Family Based and Employment Based):

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
F115SEP1315SEP1315SEP1322AUG9715MAR09
F2ACCCCC
F2B22OCT1422OCT1422OCT1401OCT9822MAR09
F322DEC0722DEC0722DEC0708MAR9622APR99
F401APR0701APR0722NOV0401FEB9822JUN99
"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
F115MAY1415MAY1415MAY1401DEC9901NOV09
F2A01JAN2001JAN2001JAN2001JAN2001JAN20
F2B01MAY1501MAY1501MAY1508JUN9901DEC09
F301SEP0801SEP0801SEP0822JUL0008NOV99
F401SEP0701SEP0722JUL0522JAN9901JAN00

Employment 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.
Employment-
based
All Chargeability 
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-
mainland 
born
INDIAMEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st01NOV1801JUN1701FEB1501NOV1801NOV18
2ndC15JUL1508JUN09CC
3rdC15DEC1522JAN09C01APR18
Other WorkersCTBD22JAN09C01APR18
4thCCC08SEP17C
Certain Religious WorkersCCC08SEP17C
5th
Non-Regional
Center
(C5 and T5)
TBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
5th
Regional
Center
(I5 and R5)
TBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
"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.
Employment-
based
All Chargeability 
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-
mainland 
born
INDIAMEXICO PHILIPPINES
1stC01NOV1715APR17CC
2ndC22AUG1622JUL09CC
3rd01FEB1908APR1722FEB1001FEB1908FEB19
Other Workers01FEB19TBD22FEB1001FEB1908FEB19
4thCCCCC
Certain Religious WorkersCCCCC
5th
Non-Regional
Center
(C5 and T5)
C01JUN15CCC
5th
Regional
Center
(I5 and R5)
C01JUN15CCC

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

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

The dates above have been calculated from data provided by USCIS/DOS. It does not include future demand (which can increase or decrease anytime). Hence data will keep changing every month.We will update these tables as we get more data from USCIS or DOS.

Similar to EB3 category movement, we have previously 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: https://blog.mygcvisa.com/2013/04/how-to-file-i-485-application.html

2. If applicant is outside US, it will be sent to NVC: https://www.mygcvisa.com/nvc/overview-after-nvc-petition-approved.aspx

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