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May 2005 Visa Bulletin

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

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

May 2005 Visa Bulletin has been officially released (valid from May 1 to May 31 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 01APR01 01APR01 01APR01 22OCT94 15JAN91
2A* 01MAR01 01MAR01 01MAR01 01MAR98 01MAR01
2B 08NOV95 08NOV95 08NOV95 15MAR92 08NOV95
3rd 22JAN98 22JAN98 22JAN98 22APR95 01SEP90
4th 01JUL93 01JUL93 22OCT92 01JUL93 22DEC82
"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 Chargability Area Except Those Listed CHINA-
mainland born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C C C C C
3rd C 01JUN02 01JUN02 C 01JUN02
Other Workers 01JUL01 01JUL01 01JUL01 01JUL01 01JUL01
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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