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November 2023 Visa Bulletin

For October 2023 Visa Bulletin, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2023/visa-bulletin-october-2023.aspx

For analysis of November 2023 Visa Bulletin, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2023/visa-bulletin-analysis-november-2023.aspx

November 2023 Visa Bulletin has been officially released (valid from November 1 to November 30 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 01JAN15
01JAN15 01JAN15 01MAY01 01MAR12
F2A 08FEB19 08FEB19 08FEB19 01FEB19 08FEB19
F2B 22SEP15 22SEP15 22SEP15 01MAY02 22OCT11
F3 08JAN09 08JAN09 08JAN09 22MAR98 08JUN02
F4 22APR07 22APR07 08OCT05 15SEP00 22AUG02
"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 01SEP17 01SEP17 01SEP17 01APR05 22APR15
F2A 01SEP23 01SEP23 01SEP23 01SEP23 01SEP23
F2B 01JAN17 01JAN17 01JAN17 01AUG04 01OCT13
F3 01MAR10 01MAR10 01MAR10 15JUN01 08NOV03
F4 01MAR08 01MAR08 22FEB06 15APR01 22APR04

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
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C 15FEB22 01JAN17 C C
2nd 15JUL22 01OCT19 01JAN12 15JUL22 15JUL22
3rd 01DEC21 01JAN20 01MAY12 01DEC21 01DEC21
Other Workers 01AUG20 01JAN16 01MAY12 01AUG20 01MAY20
4th 01JAN19 01JAN19 01JAN19 01JAN19 01JAN19
Certain Religious Workers 01JAN19 01JAN19 01JAN19 01JAN19 01JAN19
5th Unreserved
(including C5, T5, I5, R5)
C 01OCT15 15DEC18 C C
5th Set Aside:
Rural (20%)
C C C C C
5th Set Aside:
High Unemployment (10%)
C C C C C
5th Set Aside:
Infrastructure (2%)
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.
Employment-
based
All Chargeability
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-
mainland 
born
INDIA MEXICO  PHILIPPINES 
1st C 01AUG22 01JUL19 C C
2nd 01JAN23 01JAN20 15MAY12  01JAN23 01JAN23
3rd 01FEB23 01SEP20 01AUG12 01FEB23 01JAN23
Other Workers 15DEC20 01JUN17 01AUG12 15DEC20 15MAY20
4th 01MAR19 01MAR19 01MAR19 01MAR19 01MAR19
Certain Religious Workers 01MAR19 01MAR19 01MAR19 01MAR19 01MAR19
5th Unreserved
(including C5, T5, I5, R5)
C 01JAN17 01APR22 C C
5th Set Aside:
(Rural - 20%)
C C C C C
5th Set Aside:
(High Unemployment - 10%)
C C C C C
5th Set Aside:
(Infrastructure - 2%)
C 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, 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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