May-July 2016 Visa Bulletin commentaries

July 2016

For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: F2A category advances 7 days to priority date at 15 November 2014, 48 days movement forward in F2B preference with PD at 8 December 2009; F4 category moves forward 30 days to  8 September 2003 PD ; EB2 is current and, and EB3 advances 15 days  to  PD of March 1, 2016.

For India only:  F2A category advances 7 days to priority date at 15 November 2014, 48 days movement forward in F2B preference with PD at 8 December 2009 F4 category is stalled at PD of 1 Jan 2001; EB2 advances 30 days to PD 1 November 2004; EB3 progresses by 30 days taking PD to 22 October 2004.

EB5 China- Non-Reginal Center moves remains at PD of 15 February 2014, and RC

PD is 15 February 2014.

Can file your immigrant applications if PD before:

F2A 15 Oct 2015; F2B 15 December 2010; F4 01 May 2004 for both All Areas and India (Same as October 2015)

EB2 and 3 All Countries are current; EB2 India remains at 1 July 2009 (retrogress after revised October bulletin originally at 1 July 2011; EB3 India remains at 1 July 2005.

EB5 China (RC and non RC) -01 May 2015

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 June 2016

For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: F2A category advances 7 days to priority date at 8 November 2014, 52 days movement forward in F2B preference with PD at 22 October 2009; F4 category moves forward 18 days to  8 August 2003 PD ; EB2 is current and, and EB3 remains at  PD of 15 February 2016.

For India only: F2A category advances 7 days to priority date at 8 November 2014, 52 days movement forward in F2B preference with PD at 22 October 2009; F4 category retrogresses 2 years 6 months and 22 days PD of 1 Jan 2001; EB2 retrogresses 4 years, 1 month and 22 days to PD 1 October 2004; EB3 progresses by 21 days taking PD to 22 September 2004.

EB5 China- Non-Reginal Center moves 7 days to PD of 15 February 2014, and RC

PD is 15 February 2014.

Can file your immigrant applications if PD before:

F2A 15 Oct 2015; F2B 15 December 2010; F4 01 May 2004 for both All Areas and India (Same as October 2015)

EB2 and 3 All Countries are current; EB2 India remains at 1 July 2009 (retrogress after revised October bulletin originally at 1 July 2011; EB3 India remains at 1 July 2005.

EB5 China (RC and non RC) -01 May 2015

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May 2016

For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: F2A category advances 11 days to priority date at 1 November 2014, 79 days movement forward in F2B preference with PD at 1 September 2009; F4 category is stalled at 22 July 2003 PD ; EB2 is current and, and EB3 remains at  PD of 15 February 2016.

For India only: ; EB2 advances 76 days to PD at 15 October 2008;  F2A category advances 11 days to priority date at 1 November 2014, 79 days movement forward in F2B preference with PD at 1 September 2009; F4 category is stalled at 22 July 2003 PD;  EB2 advances 8 days to PD 22 November 2008; EB3 progresses by 24 days taking PD to 1 September 2004.

EB5 China- Non-Reginal Center moves 7 days to PD of 8 February 2014, and RC

PD is 8 February 2014.

Can file your immigrant applications if PD before:

F2A 15 June 2015; F2B 15 December 2010; F4 01 May 2004 for both All Areas and India (Same as October 2015)

EB2 and 3 All Countries are current; EB2 India remains at 1 July 2009 (retrogress after revised October bulletin originally at 1 July 2011; EB3 India remains at 1 July 2005.

EB5 China (RC and non RC) -01 May 2015