NewsFlash! Family-Based Cases to Use Dates-for-Filing Chart in Oct 2017 Visa Bulletin

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that the more favorable ‘dates for filing’ chart in the October 2017 Visa Bulletin must be used for family-based cases. Unfortunately, as usual, only the ‘final action’ chart may be used in October for employment-based cases. See the MurthyDotCom NewsBrief, Priority Dates: How Does the Visa Bulletin Work? to gain a better understanding of how the two-chart visa bulletin system works.


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