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20 Jan, 2020

Department of State Publishes February 2020 Visa Bulletin

January 20th, 2020|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the February 2020 Visa Bulletin. FINAL ACTION DATES The Bulletin revealed a final action date of December 01, 2014 for applicants from Mainland China advancing 2 weeks from [...]

20 Dec, 2019

Department of State Publishes January 2020 Visa Bulletin

December 20th, 2019|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the January 2020 Visa Bulletin (View PDF). The EB-5 Regional Center category has been listed as “U” meaning unauthorized for issuance. FINAL ACTION DATES The final action dates [...]

18 Nov, 2019

December Visa Bulletin Now Available: EB-5 Category Listed as Unauthorized for Issuance

November 18th, 2019|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the December 2019 Visa Bulletin (View PDF). The EB-5 Regional Center category has been listed as “U” meaning unauthorized for issuance. The final action dates for the EB-5 [...]

21 Oct, 2019

November Visa Bulletin Now Available: Final Action Dates Advance for China, Vietnam and India

October 21st, 2019|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the November 2019 Visa Bulletin. The Bulletin revealed a final action date of November 01, 2014 for applicants from Mainland China advancing ten days from the September bulletin [...]

7 Oct, 2019

USCIS to Allow Employment-Based Green Card Applicants to use “Dates for Filing” in October 2019

October 7th, 2019|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) website, the agency will allow employment-based green card applicants (including EB-5) to use the “Dates for Filing” from the October 2019 Visa Bulletin when petitioning USCIS for their adjustment of status [...]

18 Sep, 2019

October Visa Bulletin Now Available: EB-5 Regional Center Category “Unauthorized” for Issuance

September 18th, 2019|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the October 2019 Visa Bulletin (View PDF). The EB-5 Regional Center category has been listed as “U” meaning unauthorized for issuance. The final action dates for the EB-5 [...]

20 Aug, 2019

September 2019 Visa Bulletin Reveals Significantly Advanced Final Action Date for India

August 20th, 2019|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the September 2019 Visa Bulletin. The Bulletin revealed a final action date of October 22, 2014 for applicants from Mainland China and Vietnam which advanced one week from [...]

15 Jul, 2019

U.S. DOS Publishes August Visa Bulletin: China, Vietnam and India Subject to Same Final Action Date

July 15th, 2019|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the August 2019 Visa Bulletin indicating that EB-5 visa applicants from China, Vietnam, and India will be subject to the same Final Action Date of October 15, 2014. [...]

14 Jun, 2019

U.S. DOS Publishes July Visa Bulletin: India to be Subject to a Final Action Date for First Time

June 14th, 2019|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the July 2019 Visa Bulletin. The bulletin revealed unchanged final action dates of October 1, 2014 for Mainland-China applications and October 1, 2016 for Vietnam applicants. Most importantly [...]

9 May, 2019

EB-5 Final Action Date Predictions from the U.S. Department of State

May 9th, 2019|Categories: Alerts, Conferences, Dept of State (DOS), Events, Government Affairs|

IIUSA was honored to once again welcome Charlie Oppenheim, Chief, Immigrant Visa Control & Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, as a keynote presenter at our 2019 EB-5 Advocacy Conference earlier this week in Washington, DC. Mr. Oppenheim not only shared firsthand data [...]