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Key Points
  • DOS has issued the May 2021 Visa Bulletin with advancement in some categories
  • DOS will use the Final Action Dates (Chart A)
  • China and India EB-1 will remain current
  • China and India EB-2 will advance three months
  • China EB-3 will advance two months, and India EB-5 will advance five months
The US Department of State (DOS) has released the May 2021 Visa Bulletin, which brings advancement in multiple employment-based categories. The State Department will use Final Action Dates (Chart A).
What are the Changes?
In May 2021, the Final Action Dates chart includes the following key movements:
EB-1 will remain current in May for all countries, including India and China
For EB-2, China will advance approximately three months to December 1, 2016. India EB-2 will progress three months to August 1, 2010. All other countries in EB-2 remain current and unchanged.
EB-3 will bring a two-month advancement for China to May 15, 2018. India will advance five months to February 1, 2011. All other countries in EB-3 remain current and unchanged.
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