The U.S. Department of State’s (DOS) Visa Bulletin sets out per country priority dates that regulate when an individual can begin the final phase of the “green card” process, either through adjustment of status or consular...more
The U.S. Department of State’s (DOS) Visa Bulletin sets out per country priority date cut-offs that regulate when an individual can begin the final phase of the lawful permanent residence (“green card”) process, either...more
News travels fast, so you may have already heard that the waiting line for the EB2 (advance degree professional) category for India jumped from September 1, 2004, in July to January 1, 2008, for August....more
Much of the debate surrounding immigration reform has centered around providing a pathway to Citizenship for the 11 million undocumented people in the country. While a significant part of the legislation is focused on this...more
If you are applying for permanent residence in the United States, how do you figure out how long it will take? This seems like an easy question, but like many things with immigration, it can be complicated.
An article about the recent news of retrogression for the visa category "Worldwide EB2." ...more
As previously reported in a recent FosterQuan Immigration Update©, the Department of State confirmed that in May 2012, the EB-2 category for persons born in India and China will retrogress significantly, to August 15, 2007....more
The Department of State (DOS) recently published the April 2012 Visa Bulletin announcing that immigrant visa availability under the India and China employment-based second preference (EB-2) immigrant categories remained...more