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Jan 2023 Visa Bulletin Predictions

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

Please see January 2023 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
F108AUG1508AUG1508AUG1515AUG0015SEP12
F2ACCC15AUG19C
F2B08MAR1608MAR1608MAR1615AUG0108MAR12
F301FEB0901FEB0901FEB0908DEC9715SEP02
F415JUN0715JUN0708DEC0522NOV0001JAN03
"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
F108SEP1608SEP1608SEP1601JUN0201NOV15
F2ACCCCC
F2B08FEB1708FEB1708FEB1701DEC0115FEB14
F308DEC0908DEC0908DEC0901JUL0115FEB04
F408MAR0808MAR0815MAY0608NOV0122MAY04

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
2ndC08JUL1908FEB16CC
3rdC15AUG1808MAY12CC
Other WorkersCTBD08MAY12CC
4thCCC22JUL20C
Certain Religious WorkersCCC22JUL20C
5th
Non-Regional
Center
(C5 and T5)
CCCCC
5th
Regional
Center
(I5 and R5)
CCCCC
"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
2ndC01AUG1901DEC15CC
3rdC08SEP1815MAY12CC
Other WorkersCTBD15MAY12CC
4thCCCCC
Certain Religious WorkersCCCCC
5th
Non-Regional
Center
(C5 and T5)
CCCCC
5th
Regional
Center
(I5 and R5)
CCCCC

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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, 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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