On Aug 19 2021 by Staff

September 2021 Visa Bulletin

In the September visa bulletin, the DOS provides final action date projections for visa availability for Family and Employment based categories. For this month, the USCIS says to use Chart A for Employment-Based cases.

Looking at Chart A (Final Action Dates),

  • EB-1 ACROSS THE BOARD remain CURRENT (both Chart A and Chart B). 
  • EB-5 Regional Center (I5 and R5) remains UNAVAILABLE
    • According to the visa bulletin, “If there is legislative action extending this category for September, the final action dates would immediately become “Current” for September for all countries except China-Mainland born I5 and R5, which would be subject to a November 22, 2015 final action date.”

EB-1, EB-2, EB-3, & Other Workers remains CURRENT for the following categories:  ALL OTHER, MEXICO, PHILIPPINES and VIETNAM

  • EB-2 India moves forward 3 months to 01SEPT 11
  • EB-3 India jumps ahead another 6 months to 01JAN14
  • EB-5 India Non-Regional Center (C5 and T5) remains CURRENT

  • EB-2 China moves ahead 3 months to 01JUL18
  • EB-3 China inches forward a week to 08JAN19
  • EB-5 China Non-Regional Center (C5 and T5) moves 1 week to 22NOV15

  • EB-5 Vietnam Non-Regional Center (C5 and T5) is CURRENT

If you have any questions about the September visa bulletin or about these categories, please contact one of the employment-based immigration lawyers at Klasko Immigration.


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