June 2021 Visa Bulletin19 May 2021
Today, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the June 2021 Visa Bulletin. All cutoff dates listed refer to the dates in the final action chart (i.e., Chart A), unless otherwise specified. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has not indicated yet whether stakeholders will be able to use the dates for filings chart (i.e., Chart B) in June for purposes of applying for adjustment of status.
Visa Bulletin Summary
Employment-Based, First Preference (EB1) Category
The EB1 category remains current for all countries of chargeability.
Employment-Based, Second Preference (EB2) Category
The cutoff date for EB2 India advances to December 1, 2010. EB2 China moves up to May 1, 2017. The EB2 category remains current for all other countries of chargeability.
Employment-Based, Third Preference (EB3) Category
EB3 India catapults ahead to November 1, 2011. EB3 China’s cutoff date advances to September 1, 2018. The EB3 category remains current for all other countries of chargeability.
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 moves to October 1, 2009.
Employment-Based, Fourth Preference (EB4) Category
The cutoff date for EB4 Mexico advances to November 1, 2019. The EB4 cutoff date for El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras moves ahead to November 1, 2018. This category remains current for all other countries of chargeability.
Employment-Based, Fifth Preference (EB5) Category
The EB5 category remains current for all countries of chargeability, other than China and Vietnam. For China, the EB5 cutoff date moves up to September 15, 2015. For Vietnam, the EB5 cutoff date advances to April 15, 2018.
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