What is priority date for EB3 India?

12/17/2019 Off By admin

What is priority date for EB3 India?

The cutoff date for EB-3 India has moved from January 1, 2013, in June 2021, to July 1, 2013, in August 2021. This is a welcome advancement of six months. For China, the date has remained the same as July 2021 visa bulletin, the cutoff date continues to be January 1, 2019.

How do I know my EB3 priority date?

You can find your priority date on the I-797 form mailed by USCIS approving your I-130 petition. 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.

How do I check my priority date EB-3?

How many EB-3 applications are pending?

Per CATO Institute, Estimations show that that there are around 560,000+ applications pending in the EB2 category for FY2020. Similarly for EB3 India category 130,000+ applications are in backlog.

Is priority date same as PERM filing date?

The priority date is thus the filing date of the PERM labor certification application with the Department of Labor. The beneficiary will retain this priority date when filing the I-140 petition once the DOL certifies his or her PERM labor certification application.

How to check priority date?

You can find your priority date on the Form I-797 Approval Notice you received when your immigrant petition was approved. Note: If you are applying for an employment-based green card based on an Approved Labor Certification, then your Priority Date is the date that your Labor Certification was filed.

What is a green card priority date?

The priority date always matters until you get your green card. Your priority date is the date when Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative was received by USCIS. If you have filed for alien labor certification, then your priority date is the date on which your application was received by Department of Labor.

What is Immigration Visa Bulletin?

Visa Bulletin. Visa Bulletin is a publication regarding immigration to the United States published by the United States Department of State.