- DOS has issued the May 2023 Visa Bulletin
- USCIS will use the Final Action Dates chart
- Some changes will occur in the employment-based categories
NOTE: US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will use the Final Action Dates chart for the May 2023 Visa Bulletin. Please check the USCIS website for more information.
The Department of State (DOS) has released the May 2023 Visa Bulletin (VB). USCIS will use the Final Action Dates chart for employment-based categories. The updates below reflect changes in employment-based categories.
What are the Changes?
In May, there will be some changes to the employment-based categories below from the April 2023 VB.
All countries will remain unchanged from the April 2023 Visa Bulletin.
All countries except China and India will retrogress by four months and 15 days to February 15, 2022.
Mainland China will advance five months to April 1, 2019.
Written by: Lucy Halse, Content Marketing Associate, Envoy Global
Edited by: Dmitri Pikman, Supervising Attorney, Corporate Immigration Partners
Source: US Department of Labor (DOL)