July 2020 Visa Bulletin16 Jun 2020
The U.S. Department of State (DOS) has released the July 2020 Visa Bulletin. All cutoff dates listed refer to the dates in the final action (FA) chart, unless otherwise specified.
Visa Bulletin Summary
Employment-Based, First Preference (EB1) Category
The EB1 category for India continues to advance. The cutoff date now is set at May 8, 2017. Meanwhile, EB1 for China moves up to August 22, 2017. The category remains current for all other countries of chargeability.
Employment-Based, Second Preference (EB2) Category
The EB2 category remains current for all countries of chargeability except India and China. The EB2 category for India moves up to July 8, 2009. EB2 China advances to November 8, 2015.
Employment-Based, Third Preference (EB3) Category
The cutoff date for EB3 India moves forward to June 1, 2009. EB3 China’s cutoff date is set at June 22, 2016. All other cutoff dates for the EB3 category retrogress to April 15, 2018.
EB3 Other Workers
With the exception of China, the cutoff dates for EB3 other workers are the same for each country as its respective EB3 cutoff dates. For China, the cutoff date for EB3 other workers progresses to July 22, 2008.
Employment-Based, Fourth Preference (EB4) Category
The cutoff date for EB4 Mexico moves forward to June 15, 2018. Meanwhile, the cutoff date for El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras moves to February 1, 2017. This category remains current for all other countries of chargeability.
Employment-Based, Fifth Preference (EB5) Category
EB5 India is now current, leaving only China and Vietnam with a cutoff date in the EB5 category. For China, the cutoff date moves to July 22, 2015. For Vietnam, the EB5 cutoff date moves to May 15, 2017.
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