Visa Bulletin

  1. 0 this is GREAT NEWS!!!!!!

    http://travel.state.gov/visa/frvi/bu...etin_3236.html


    category rest of world china india mexico the philippines
    3rd 01JUN05 01JUN03 01JUN03 01JUN03 01JUN05

    EMPLOYMENT-BASED VISA AVAILABILITY DURING THE COMING MONTHS

    from the DOS website: The current level of demand in many of the Employment-based categories has been MUCH LOWER than anticipated. As a result, the June cut-off dates have been advanced significantly in an effort to maximize number use under the annual numerical limits. At this time it appears likely that there will be additional advances during the coming months.

    this is great news for all of us waiting for visa numbers and for all of us who thinks that the CIR bill is the only way to get in immigrant visa.....let me remind you that the dates moving forward is NOT always the case. Visa numbers can retrogress and go back a few years as what happened before but this gives us a glimmer of hope

    how to use the Visa Bulletin chart. example: if a Philippine-born nurse files his/her I-140 BEFORE JUNE 01, 2005 it means that an immigrant visa number is available for you and your family and processing will continue. This is applicable for both Consular Processing and Adjustment of Status.......
    Last edit by jonRNMD on May 14, '07
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  4. Visit  suzanne4 profile page
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    Great news for all of you!!!:spin:
  5. Visit  fruity profile page
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    This is just the BEST NEWS so far!!!! I just hope it advances to Decemebr 2005.....
  6. Visit  letina profile page
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    I have a question......is June 2005 the PD i.e. the date I-140 is approved? Or does it refer to the date the I-140 is filed?
    Thanks
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    Quote from letina
    I have a question......is June 2005 the PD i.e. the date I-140 is approved? Or does it refer to the date the I-140 is filed?
    Thanks
    for healthworkers not needing labor certifications like nurses and PT's, the Priority Date is when the I-140 is filed......
  8. Visit  Bongsau profile page
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    Nice one!
    Lets hope for more movement in the next visa bulletin!
    My PD is April 24, 2006 so im still trapped.
    But it's good news anyway!
  9. Visit  jakey profile page
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    So looking forward to the July 2007 visa bulletin !!!!:spin:
  10. Visit  lawrence01 profile page
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    Good news. Everyone will be waiting for next month's Visa Bulletin :spin:

    This month's Visa Bulletin was a big jump from the last. If the trend continues (knock on wood), next month's Bulletin will cover those who filed in 2006 and hopefully visa fee bills and DS-230 forms are going to start to be sent again and those whose DS-230 forms that were previously sent back because of unavailability of visas can be accepted again.

    I'm sure this is the same for those undergoing AOS.

    Thanks for the update.
    Last edit by lawrence01 on May 15, '07
  11. Visit  topscot profile page
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    Quote from lawrence01
    Good news. Everyone will be waiting for next month's Visa Bulletin :spin:

    This month's Visa Bulletin was a big jump from the last. If the trend continues (knock on wood), next month's Bulletin will cover those who filed in 2006 and hopefully visa fee bills and DS-230 forms are going to start to be sent again and those whose DS-230 forms that were previously sent back because of unavailability of visas can be accepted again.

    I'm sure this is the same for those undergoing AOS.

    Thanks for the update.
    Am i right in thinking British nurses would come under rest of the world pd Jun 05
  12. Visit  lawrence01 profile page
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    Quote from topscot
    Am i right in thinking British nurses would come under rest of the world pd Jun 05
    Yes, I think so. Philippines is Jun 05 as well. I don't know why India, China, and Mexico are still in '03. Philippines is usually lump w/ those countries.
    Oh well.. no one's gonna complain about it. :spin:
    Last edit by lawrence01 on May 15, '07
  13. Visit  john83 profile page
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    Quote from suzanne4
    Great news for all of you!!!:spin:
    Indeed ma'am! Honestly, right after I saw the bulletin, I jumped with happiness! I hope it will continue to move forward(never moving back) and be current...:angel2:

    Nevertheless, let not my will be done but instead, may the most holy will of God be done at all times...:angel2:
  14. Visit  Silverdragon102 profile page
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    Quote from topscot
    Am i right in thinking British nurses would come under rest of the world pd Jun 05
    yes we come under the rest of the world. Quite a big jump in the last month, Fingers crossed it continues
  15. Visit  bettyboop profile page
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    So I am a UK nurse with a PD date of May 2005 does this mean i should get a visa number now, we got up to pkt 3 when retrogresion hit. So have been stuck in limbo land since then as well as many others.


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