This year's March Visa Bulletin reveals advancements in the Final Action Dates of all employment-based categories except EB-3 India. Notably, the Final Action Date for EB-2 China advanced by five months from March 1, 2012 to August 1, 2012, and EB-3 China from October 1, 2012 to June 1, 2013. While only slight advancements are seen in the Final Action Dates of all family-sponsored categories except F1 Philippines, and F2B and F4 Mexico, which remained stagnant, USCIS information on family-sponsored cases that in March, family-sponsored applicants may use the Dates for Filing chart, rather than the Final Action Dates chart, to determine when to file an adjustment of status application.
Kathryn talked to the number one Oil & Gas podcast about immigration law. If you are an Oil & Gas professional currently working and trying to get into the US, or if you are concerned about layoffs and your immigration status, or perhaps you are a graduating student with questions about immigration, this is the podcast for you!
The U.S. Department of State has released the February 2016 Visa Bulletin. EB-2 India has moved from February 1, 2008 to August 1, 2008.
Worried About Layoffs in Your Industry? Take Action Now!
The global drop in oil prices has had a significant impact on our local economy and has resulted in layoffs by employers. These types of layoffs affect the status of individuals working in the US based on employer sponsorship. I am holding a seminar in Houston on December 9th ,6:30 – 7:30 PM (CST ), that will help individuals and companies facing this issue. There is no cost to attend the seminar. If you would like to attend or know someone that might find this seminar helpful please register using the link below. You can Join us via WebEx or join us in Houston at the Microsoft Retail Store in Galleria.
USCIS Issued When to File Your Adjustment of Status Application for Family-Sponsored or Employment-Based Preference Visas: December 2015 to help readers determine if it is time to file their I-485 Application to Adjustment of Status to Lawful Permanent Resident (green card application). Earlier this year, the Department of State began issuing the monthly visa bulletin in a USCIS on new visa bulletin format with "Final Action Dates" and "Dates for Filing Applications."
The U.S. Department of State has issued the December 2015 Visa Bulletin. Of note:
Kathryn Karam Participates in “Doing Business in America” roundtable hosted by the Galleria Microsoft Retail Store. Kathryn talked about
This week we have two seminars (Oct 13th and 15th) titled Introduction to Business Immigration. See http://www.immisolver.com/seminars/ for more information and to RSVP.