September 2017 Visa Bulletin Commentary

The September 2017 Visa Bulletin was recently released. Most notably, F1 and F4 retrogressed for all countries except Mexico and the Philippines to May 1, 2010 and January 1, 2002 respectively. These categories will become current again on October 1, 2017. Additionally, there was forward movement in some of the employment-based categories that previously retrogressed. Please[…]

June 2017 Visa Bulletin Commentary

The June 2017 Visa Bulletin was recently released. Most notably, EB-1 for India retrogresses to 1 January 2012. This is a temporary retrogression. EB-1 priority dates for Indian nationals will again become current on October 1, 2017, the start of the 2018 fiscal year. For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: F2A category priority date advances[…]