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Apr 2022 Visa Bulletin Predictions

For official February 2022 Visa Bulletin & Analysis, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2022/visa-bulletin-february-2022.aspx

Please see April 2022 Visa Bulletin Predictions below (for both Family Based and Employment Based categories for all countries):

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
INDIAMEXICOPHILIPPINES
F108APR1508APR1508APR1522DEC9908JUN12
F2ACCCCC
F2B15DEC1515DEC1515DEC1515NOV0001JAN12
F315DEC0815DEC0815DEC0822NOV9722JUN02
F415APR0715APR0715OCT0508JUN9922SEP02
"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
INDIAMEXICOPHILIPPINES
F101JUL1601JUL1601JUL1601APR0101OCT15
F2A15NOV2115NOV2115NOV2115NOV2115NOV21
F2B15OCT1615OCT1615OCT1615MAY0108JAN14
F301OCT0901OCT0901OCT0901NOV0015NOV03
F415NOV0715NOV0715FEB0608SEP9901MAY04

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
INDIAMEXICO PHILIPPINES
1stCCCCC
2ndC22AUG1915JUL13CC
3rdC15MAY1801MAY12CC
Other WorkersCTBD01MAY12CC
4thCCC22JUN20C
Certain Religious WorkersCCC22JUN20C
5th
Non-Regional
Center
(C5 and T5)
TBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
5th
Regional
Center
(I5 and R5)
TBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
"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
INDIAMEXICO PHILIPPINES
1stCCCCC
2ndC15SEP1901FEB14CC
3rdC01JUN1801MAR12CC
Other WorkersCTBD01MAR12CC
4thCCCCC
Certain Religious WorkersCCCCC
5th
Non-Regional
Center
(C5 and T5)
C08FEB16CCC
5th
Regional
Center
(I5 and R5)
C08FEB16CCC

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USCIS/NVC Timeframe: Please click here to see how long it currently takes to process application.

Current Step: If your priority date is not current, then you can calculate when it may become current, check your case status, case 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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