Immigration Visa Availability Continues to Significantly Advance for EB-2 India & China


The Department of State (DOS) has published the Visa Bulletin for February 2012, announcing that the cutoff dates for the EB-2 India and EB-2 China categories for the month of February will advance one year, from January 1, 2009 to January 1, 2010. This means that, beginning February 1, 2012, applicants born in India and China who have priority dates before January 1, 2010, and who are applying for permanent residency under the Employment-Based, Second (EB-2) category, will be eligible to file Applications to Adjust Status in the United States, or have immigrant visas issued abroad.

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