Will EB2 move forward in 2021?
EB2 and EB3 ‘final action’ to move forward. EB2 and EB3 ‘Date of filing’ dates should stay the same and USCIS will most probably keep the ‘DOF filing’ chart closed until Sep 2021.
Will EB2 move faster now?
Now, in the future EB2 India moves faster than EB3 India and you have approved 140 and EAD from EB3. Yes, you can go back and use previously approved 140 (EB2) to file i485 to get GC faster if both EB2 i140 and EB3 i140 are valid.
Is F2A visa still current 2020?
The preference categories in the Visa Bulletin are F1, F2A, F2B, F3, F4, and EB-1, EB-2,EB-3, EB-4, and EB-5. F categories are family-based. EB categories are employment based.
What happens when Visa Bulletin is current?
Current: In the context of the visa bulletin, “current” means no backlog and no wait time for a green card. A particular priority date becomes “current” once it reaches the front of the line and a green card is available. Green card applicants with priority dates after the cut-off date have to keep waiting.
When does the next Visa Bulletin come out?
December 2019 Visa Bulletin Predictions January 2020 Visa Bulletin Predictions February 2020 Visa Bulletin Predictions March 2020 Visa Bulletin Predictions April 2020 Visa Bulletin Predictions For official November 2019 Visa Bulletin and analysis, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2019/visa-bulletin-november-2019.aspx
Which is the biggest factor in the prediction of EB2?
The biggest factor in the predictions is how many people actually file EB2 to EB3 downgrades and how many get their EB3 i140 approved within the next 12 months. Once an i140 is approved, USCIS counts it as a possible candidate and hence has to adjust the Visa bulletin dates accordingly.
When is the date of downgrade for EB2 in India?
We did witness very strong movement in EB3 India ‘date of filing’ dates during Oct as demand was low for EB3. Now that most and probably 70% of EB2 Indians have filed their downgrade application, the dates of EB2 and EB3 should move forward considerably in the upcoming months.
How are dates calculated in USCIS Visa Bulletin?
It would also help in estimating date movements in future visa bulletin. The dates above have been calculated from data provided by USCIS/DOS. It does not include future demand (which can increase or decrease anytime). Hence data will keep changing every month. We will update these tables as we get more data from USCIS or DOS.