16 Dec 2021

January 2022 Visa Bulletin

This morning, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the January 2022 Visa Bulletin. There is very little movement in January from the December 2021 visa bulletin. Visa Bulletin Summary Employment-Based, First Preference (EB1) Category The EB1 category remains current for all countries of chargeability. Employment-Based, Second Preference (EB2)...

09 Dec 2021

Have there been any updates on the status of the EB5 program? Is it still possible to qualify for EB5 based on an investment of $500,000, or has the investment requirement changed?

Answer No, there have not been any recent changes. For now, we are still waiting to see what Congress will do regarding reauthorization of the EB5 regional center program. Congress passed a continuing resolution to keep the government funded through February 18, 2022. The hope is...

14 Oct 2021

November 2021 Visa Bulletin

This morning, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the November 2021 Visa Bulletin. This month's visa bulletin includes some bad, but not unexpected, news regarding retrogression in the employment-based, third preference (EB3) category. Visa Bulletin Summary Employment-Based, First Preference (EB1) Category The EB1 category remains current for...