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February 2005 Visa Bulletin

For January 2005 Visa Bulletin, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2005/visa-bulletin-january-2005.aspx

For analysis of February 2005 Visa Bulletin, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2005/visa-bulletin-analysis-february-2005.aspx

February 2005 Visa Bulletin has been officially released (valid from February 1 to February 28 only). Please see below for more details.

Family Based:
"Final Action Date" is the date when when USCIS/DOS may render their final decision on submitted applications. Your priority date should be before this date.
Family All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed CHINA-mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st 22JAN01 22JAN01 22JAN01 22OCT94 15OCT90
2A* 01OCT00 01OCT00 01OCT00 15NOV97 01OCT00
2B 22AUG95 22AUG95 22AUG95 22FEB92 22AUG95
3rd 08JAN98 08JAN98 08JAN98 22MAR95 01JUN90
4th 08JAN93 08JAN93 15MAY92 08JAN93 22SEP82
"Date for Filing Application" is the date when you can submit I-485/NVC applications to USCIS/DOS. Your priority date should be before this date.

Employment Based:
"Final Action Date" is the date when when USCIS/DOS may render their final decision on submitted applications. Your priority date should be before this date.
Employment-Based All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed CH IN ME PH
1st C C C C C
2nd C C C C C
3rd C 01JAN02 01JAN02 C 01JAN02
Other Workers C C C C C
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C C C C
5th C C C C C
Targeted Employment Areas/Regional Centers C C C C C
"Date for Filing Application" is the date when you can submit I-485/NVC applications to USCIS/DOS. Your priority date should be before this date.


Also See:
      Next Steps: If priority date is current and

      1. If applicant is inside US, they will have to file I-485: https://blog.mygcvisa.com/2013/04/how-to-file-i-485-application.html

      2. If applicant is outside US, it will be sent to NVC: https://blog.mygcvisa.com/2013/09/nvc-consular-processing-steps.html

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