October Visa Bulletin

The Department of State (DOS) has released the October Visa Bulletin. The October bulletin is always anticipated because it is the first bulletin of the new fiscal year and provides a glimpse via the “Dates for Filing” chart as to how much progression the State Dept expects for visa dates in FY 2019. Unfortunately, this… Continue reading October Visa Bulletin

Federal Court rules against TRO

The Federal District Court has denied a request for a TRO (temporary restraining order) requiring the USCIS to accept I-485 filings based upon the initial October Visa Bulletin. Essentially, the Court stated that the government had a good reason for changing the Visa Bulletin and the Plaintiffs had not established a legal cause of action.… Continue reading Federal Court rules against TRO

WOW ! WOW ! WOW ! October Visa Bulletin

The Department of State released the October Visa bulletin today and it contained great news for individuals affected by retrogression. The new bulletin contains a 2nd chart identified as ” Dates for filing of employment based applications.” This second chart allows for the filing of an I-485 prior to one’s priority date becoming current. This… Continue reading WOW ! WOW ! WOW ! October Visa Bulletin

October visa bulletin released ! EB2 India and China to Retrogress !

The DOS has released the October Visa Bulletin and it shows a 3 month jump for EB2 India and China but, the movement for EB3 was less than a month and the pace remains discouraging for employers and beneficiaries alike.┬áIncluded in the Visa bulletin was the DOS’s look into┬áits crystal ball and for the EB3… Continue reading October visa bulletin released ! EB2 India and China to Retrogress !