According to the recently released Department of State (DOS) Visa Bulletin which includes priority date processing information for the month of June 2015, there has been forward movement in both employment-based and family-based categories (for a change).
Although the cut-off date for EB-5 China remained at May 1, 2013, EB-2 China saw significant progress, moving from June 1, 2012 to June 1, 2013 and EB-3 China moved from MAY 1, 2011 to September 1, 2011. EB-2 India saw some advancement moving from April15, 2008 to October 1, 2008 while EB-3 India moved slightly from January 15, 2004 to January 22, 2004.
In addition, the Kentucky Consular Center (KCC) has registered and notified the winners of the diversity visa lottery (DV-2016). The Visa Bulletin also includes a statistical breakdown, by country, of the number applicants for the DV-2016 program.
Alka Bahal is a Partner and the Co-Chair of the Corporate Immigration Practice of Fox Rothschild LLP. Alka is situated in Fox Rothschild’s Roseland, New Jersey office though she practices throughout the United States and at Consulates worldwide. You can reach Alka at (973) 994-7800, or email@example.com.