May 2016 Visa Bulletin

While Family-Based numbers have had some movement, very disappointing news for Employment-Based EB-2 India and China which retrogressed an additional 4 and 2 years respectively.  https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en.html

 

A.    Application Final Action Dates for  Family-Sponsored Preference Cases
 FAMILY-SPONSORED All Chargeability Ares Except those Listed CHINA – mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
F1 15JAN09 15JAN09 15JAN09 22FEB95 22DEC04
F2A 08NOV14 08NOV14 08NOV14 01SEP14 08NOV14
F2B 22OCT09 22OCT09 22OCT09 08SEP95 01JUN05
F3 01DEC04 01DEC04 01DEC04 22OCT94 01FEB94
F4 08AUG03 01JAN03 01JAN01 15APR97 01DEC92

 

B.     Dates for Filing Family-Sponsored Visa Applications
 FAMILY-SPONSORED All Chargeability Ares Except those Listed CHINA – mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
F1 01OCT09 01OCT09 01OCT09 01APR95 01SEP05
F2A 15OCT15 15OCT15 15OCT15 15OCT15 15OCT15
F2B 15DEC10 15DEC10 15DEC10 15MAY96 01JAN06
F3 01AUG05 01AUG05 01AUG05 01MAY95 01AUG95
F4 01MAY04 01MAY04 01MAY04 01JUN98 01APR93

 

A.    Application Final Action Dates for Employment-Based Preference Cases
 EMPLOYMENT-BASED All Chargeability Areas Except those Listed CHINA- mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 01JAN10 01OCT04 C C
3rd 15FEB16 01JAN10 22SEP04 15FEB16 01NOV08
Other Workers 15FEB16 22APR07 22SEP04 15FEB16 01NOV08
4th Certain Religious Workers C C C C C
5th Preference C 15FEB14 C C C
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