What is the current date for EB3 India?

Employment-Based, Third Preference (EB-3) Category: Similar to EB-2, the EB-3 preference category for all countries of chargeability continues to be Current, excluding India and Mainland China. The cutoff date for EB-3 India has moved from January 1, 2013, in June 2021, to July 1, 2013, in August 2021.

What is EB final action date?

A: The Final Action Date on the Visa Bulletin is the date when an immigrant visa is available and a green card may finally be issued. A green card case cannot be completed (approved) unless the applicant’s priority date is earlier than the Final Action Date listed on the Visa Bulletin.

Will there be an EB3 retrogress in October 2021?

For the EB-3 category for India and China, submissions will exceed the FY 2022 allotment as of October 2021. As such, dates are retrogressed.

What is EB priority date?

For employment-based petitions that do not require labor certification, including National Interest Waivers and EB-1s, the priority date is the date on which an immigrant petition is filed using Forms I-140, I-526, or I-360.

What is the current date for EB2 India?

EB-2 India’s Final Action date advances 56 days to September 1, 2013, while EB-2 China sees no change (remains at March 1, 2019). We see no change to Mexico in the EB-4 category (remains at April 1, 2020). It is current in all other countries apart from Central America.

What is current date for EB2?


Final Action Date of Filing
EB2 1 Sep 14 +365 days 1 Dec 14 0 days
EB3 15 Jan 12 0 days 22 Jan 12 0 days
EB3Other 15 Jan 12 0 days 22 Jan 12 0 days
EB4 current 0 days current 0 days

What priority date is current now?

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 long EB3 process takes?

between 1 and 3 years
There are several steps in receiving an EB3 visa application. Therefore, the EB3 processing time should take between 1 and 3 years for most EB3 visa applications to be processed.

Is EB3 India moving fast?

For example, EB-3 India moves by 3.5 months (7 weeks for EB-2 India) while EB-3 China is forwarding by 5.5 months (EB-2 China advances by six weeks). Under the Dates for Filing category, this is even more noticeable: EB-3 India advances by about five years while EB-2 India advances by two years.

Is EB3 faster than EB2?

Reasons to Downgrade from an EB2 to EB3 Visa Previously, countries like India and China experienced long queues for EB3. However, changes made to India’s Visa Bulletin for October 2020 have made the EB3 route a lot faster than EB2. The U.S. government caps how many visas can be approved each year from each country.