NewsFlash! EB2 India and China Move Forward, EB3 Philippines Moves Backwards

This afternoon, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the May 2015 Visa Bulletin. As expected, the employment-based, second preference (EB2) category for people born in India and China continues to advance. EB2 India moves ahead by more than seven months, to April 15, 2008. EB2 China jumps forward by more than a year, to June 1, 2012. The employment-based, third preference (EB3) category also advances for those born in China, with a new cutoff date of May 1, 2011. EB3 India only moves ahead by a week, to January 15, 2004. Meanwhile, EB3 Philippines retrogresses severely, to July 1, 2007. MurthyDotCom will provide additional details and analysis regarding the latest visa bulletin in the near future.


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