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[…]

Tahmina Presenting at SHPE on November 3rd 2016

We are honored to have been invited to present at the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SPHE) annual conference on November 3rd.  Topics will cover work visa options in the U.S. including the new STEM OPT rules, H1bs, Entrepreneur parole, DACA and much more.  There will be so much information to discuss, particularly because 2016 has[…]

Listen to #VisaGate2015 Lawyer Robert Pauw Discuss The Case on Desi 1250am

Here is the recording live on Facebook and you can hear again on Friday at 12:30pm PST! Listen again this Friday at 12:30pm to @tahminawatson‘s talk w/ immigration lawyer Robert Pauw about #VisaGate2015! pic.twitter.com/EfIrvXPP3j — Desi 1250AM (@Desi1250AM) July 26, 2016

December 2015 Visa Bulletin Commentary

The December 2015 Visa Bulletin was out today. Highlighting that EB2 India moved forward 10 months (for final green card processing). For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: F2A category advances 31 days to priority date at 15 June 2014, 22 days movement forward in F2B preference with PD at 22 of March 2009; F4 category[…]

Charlie Oppenheim Talks New-Visa-Bulletin with AILA

Copied from AILA website- very useful read: Check-in with DOS’s Charlie Oppenheim AILA Doc No. 14071401 | Dated September 15, 2015 This is series of monthly reports from the AILA DOS Liaison Committee designed to keep members informed of Visa Bulletin progress and projections. Immediately following publication of each month’s Visa Bulletin, AILA will “check-in”[…]