In our continuing series of reports, Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, shares his most recent analysis of current trends and
Continue Reading Immigrant Visa Processing Changes – Employment based categories expected to advance; Coronavirus/DOS Closures continue to cause uncertainty and unpredictability; Visa Office on Priority Dates, Demand, and Predictions

In our continuing series of reports, Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, shares his most recent analysis of current trends and
Continue Reading Immigrant Visa Processing Changes – EB3 India/China move ahead slightly, while EB-2 India and China inch forward; EB-3 & EB-2 WW expected to backlog soon; Visa Office on Priority Dates, Demand, and Predictions

In our continuing series of reports, Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, shares his most recent analysis of current trends and
Continue Reading Immigrant Visa Processing Changes – modest forward movement continues in EB1/EB2/EB3 and Family Based Categories; Visa Office on Priority Dates, Demand, and Predictions

In our continuing series of reports, Charles (“Charlie”) Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, shares his most recent analysis of current trends and
Continue Reading Immigrant Visa Processing Changes – EB2 India moves forward; EB2 & EB3 China stays the same – Visa Office on Priority Dates, Demand, and Predictions

The procedures regarding immigrant visa availability have changed for the benefit of intending US permanent resident (i.e., greencard) applicants. These changes are reflected in the October 2015 Visa Bulletin which
Continue Reading October 2015 Visa Bulletin Includes New “Dates for Filing of Visa Applications”; Immigrant Visa Availability Procedures Revised to Permit Possible Earlier Filings