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Friday, April 2, 2021

April 2021 Visa Bulletin: EB-1 Current for All Countries



For April, EB-1 is current for all countries.  Applicants may file for their I-485 applications with the I-140 petitions at the same time, including the EAD and travel document applications. 

Family 2A continues to be current. Green card holders may petition for their spouses. They also may file for their I-485 adjustment of status applications (including EAD and travel document) at the same time. 

AD: Dates for Final Action (Green Card Approval)           FD: Dates for Filing Applications Only

      Family
Other Countries
      China
India
Mexico
Philippines
F1
AD
10/08/2014
10/08/2014
10/08/2014
02/22/1998
01/22/2012
FD
09/15/2015
09/15/2015
09/15/2015
03/01/2000
09/01/2013
F2A
AD
      C
      C
      C
      C
      C
FD
03/01/2021
03/01/2021
03/01/2021
03/01/2021
03/01/2021
F2B
AD
08/08/2015
08/08/2015
08/08/2015
07/22/1999
09/01/2011
FD
06/15/2016
06/15/2016
06/15/2016
07/08/2000
11/08/2012
F3
AD
08/08/2008
08/08/2008
08/08/2008
10/01/1996
04/01/2002
FD
06/22/2009
06/22/2009
06/22/2009
08/09/2000
05/01/2003
F4
AD
11/01/2006
11/01/2006
04/08/2005
07/22/1998
04/08/2002
FD
10/01/2007
10/01/2007
12/01/2005
05/08/1999
05/01/2003

1st: Unmarried Sons and Daughters of Citizens (about 23,400 per year).
2A: The 2 "A" preference is for Spouses and Children (under 21 & unmarried) of LPR's.
2B: The 2 "B" Preference is for Unmarried Sons and Daughters (21 or older) of LPR's.
3rd: Married Sons and Daughters of Citizens (about 23,400 per year)
4th: Brothers and Sisters of Adult Citizens. (about 65,000 per year)


Employment
Other Countries
China
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
India
Mexico
Philippines

Vietnam
EB1
AD
C
C
C
C
C
C
C
FD
C
C
C
C
C
C
C
EB2
AD
C
09/01/2016
C
05/01/2010
C
C
C
FD
C
01/01/2017
C
05/15/2011
C
C
C
EB3
AD
C
03/15/2018
C
09/01/2010
C
C
C
FD
C
08/01/2018
C
01/01/2014
C
C
C
Other Workers
AD
C
06/01/2009  
C
09/01/2010
C
C
C
FD
C
09/01/2009
C
01/01/2014
C
C
C
EB4
AD
C
C
08/01/2018
C
02/01/2019
C
C
FD
C
C
11/01/2018
C
C
C
C
EB5
AD
C
08/15/2015
C
C
C
C
12/15/2017
FD
C
12/15/2015
C
C
C
C
C

1st: Priority Workers (Extraordinary ability aliens, multinational companies executives/managers, outstanding 
prof./researchers)
2nd: Members of the Professions Holding Advanced Degrees or Persons of Exceptional Ability.
3rd: Skilled Workers, Professionals, and Other Workers (Unskilled.)
4th: "Special Immigrants" (Religious & others)    
5th: Employment Creation (Investors) 


(Immigration laws and policies change regularly.  If you have any questions regarding this article, please visit www.1visa1.com to schedule legal consultation.) 

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