United States: June Visa Bulletin

United States: June Visa Bulletin

United States: June Visa Bulletin

The Department of State has released the June Visa Bulletin, its projection of immigrant visa availability for the coming month. Next month, there will be modest advancements in priority date cut-offs for the third employment-based preference category (EB-3) for professionals and skilled workers. Cut-off dates will advance by three weeks for India, to October 22, 2001, and by two months, to June 22, 2003, for China and all other countries except Mexico, which is unavailable. In the second employment-based preference category (EB-2), the priority date cut-off for China will advance by two months, to November 22, 2005, but will remain unchanged for India and current for all other countries.

In June 2010, priority date cut-offs for the employment-based immigrant categories will be as follows:

EB-1

Current for all countries.

EB-2

China – November 22, 2005.
India – February 1, 2005.
All other countries – current.

E-3 Professionals and Skilled Workers

China – June 22, 2003.
India – October 22, 2001.
Mexico – Unavailable.
All other countries – June 22, 2003.

EB-3 Other Workers

Mexico – Unavailable.
All other countries – June 1, 2001.

EB-5

Current for all subcategories and countries.

For general information on how the Department of State determines immigrant visa availability and gauges demand for employment-based immigrant visas, click here and here.

Source: Fragomen