10 Aug 2021

MurthyAudio: EB3 Downgrade and I-485 Filings

The pros and cons of filing EB3 “downgrade” I-140 petitions and documentation needed for I-485 Adjustment of Status filings are discussed by Murthy Law Firm attorneys in this podcast from 04.Aug.2021.The MP3 is available here, and in the archive of our teleconferences and podcasts on...

05 Aug 2021

Overview of I-140 Downgrade from EB2 to EB3 Preference Category

Historically, the employment-based, second preference (EB2) category for India has enjoyed a more favorable cutoff date in the monthly visa bulletin than its employment-based, third preference (EB3) counterpart. More recently, the cutoff date for EB3 India has surged forward, and has consistently remained ahead of...

29 Jul 2021

Visa Processing by NVC and Consular Posts During COVID-19 Pandemic

With the ongoing pandemic, there have been severe backlogs in immigrant visa processing at U.S. consular posts. The overwhelming majority of consular posts still have limited capacity to process immigrant visas. Due to the delayed visa interviews during the pandemic, the National Visa Center (NVC)...