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May 2020 Visa Bulletin

For April 2020 Visa Bulletin, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2020/visa-bulletin-april-2020.aspx

For analysis of May 2020 Visa Bulletin, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2020/visa-bulletin-analysis-may-2020.aspx

May 2020 Visa Bulletin has been officially released (valid from May 1 to May 31 only). Please see below for more details.

Family Based:
Final Action Dates
Dates For Filing Applications
"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-
Sponsored 
All Chargeability 
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-mainland 
born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES 
F1 22MAR14
22MAR14 22MAR14 22OCT97 01SEP10
F2A C C C C C
F2B 15JAN15 15JAN15 15JAN15 15JAN99 01JUN10
F3 15MAR08 15MAR08 15MAR08 08JUN96 15NOV00
F4 22JUL06 22JUL06 08JAN05 15APR98 01OCT00
"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.
Family-
Sponsored 
All Chargeability 
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-
mainland 
born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES 
F1 22NOV14 22NOV14 22NOV14 08DEC99 01JUN11
F2A 01MAR20 01MAR20 01MAR20 01MAR20 01MAR20
F2B 22SEP15 22SEP15 22SEP15 08SEP99 01FEB11
F3 15DEC08 15DEC08 15DEC08 15JUL00 22AUG01
F4 28JUL07 28JUL07 08SEP05 22JAN99 01JUN01

Employment Based:
Final Action Dates
Dates For Filing Applications
"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
CHINA-
mainland 
born
EL SALVADOR
GUATEMALA
HONDURAS
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES VIETNAM
1st C 15JUL17 C 01AUG15 C C C
2nd C 01OCT15 C 02JUN09 C C C
3rd 01JAN17 15MAY16 01JAN17 01MAR09 01JAN17 01JAN17 01JAN17
Other Workers 01JAN17 15JUL08 01JAN17 01MAR09 01JAN17 01JAN17 01JAN17
4th C C 15AUG16 C 01MAY18 C C
Certain Religious Workers C C 15AUG16 C 01MAY18 C C
5th Non-Regional Center
(C5 and T5)
C 01JUL15 C 01OCT19 C C 01APR17
5th Regional Center
(I5 and R5)
C 01JUL15 C 01OCT19 C C 01APR17
"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
All Chargeability
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-
mainland 
born
EL SALVADOR
GUATEMALA
HONDURAS
INDIA MEXICO  PHILIPPINES 
1st C 01OCT17 C 15MAR17 C C
2nd C 01AUG16 C 01JUL09  C C
3rd 01APR19 01MAR17 01APR19 01FEB10 01APR19 01APR19
Other Workers 01APR19 01AUG08 01APR19 01FEB10 01APR19 01APR19
4th C C 15SEP16 C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C 15SEP16 C C C
5th Non-Regional Center
(C5 and T5)
C 15DEC15 C C C C
5th Regional Center
(I5 and R5)
C 15DEC15 C C C C

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      Current Step: If your priority date is not current, then you can calculate when it may become current, check your case status, processing time, etc: https://www.mygcvisa.com/calculator

      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://www.mygcvisa.com/nvc/overview-after-nvc-petition-approved.aspx

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