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February 2024 Visa Bulletin

For January 2024 Visa Bulletin, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2024/visa-bulletin-january-2024.aspx

For analysis of February 2024 Visa Bulletin, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2024/visa-bulletin-analysis-february-2024.aspx

February 2024 Visa Bulletin has been officially released (valid from February 1 to February 29 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 08FEB20 08FEB20 08FEB20 01FEB20 08FEB20
F2B 01OCT15 01OCT15 01OCT15 22OCT03 22OCT11
F3 22APR09 22APR09 22APR09 08SEP98 08JUN02
F4 22MAY07 22MAY07 15NOV05 15SEP00 15OCT02
"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 01JUL22 01SEP20 C C
2nd 15NOV22 01JAN20 01MAR12 15NOV22 15NOV22
3rd 01SEP22 01SEP20 01JUL12 01SEP22 01SEP22
Other Workers 01SEP20 01JAN17 01JUL12 01SEP20 01MAY20
4th 15MAY19 15MAY19 15MAY19 15MAY19 15MAY19
Certain Religious Workers 15MAY19 15MAY19 15MAY19 15MAY19 15MAY19
5th Unreserved
(including C5, T5, I5, R5)
C 15DEC15 01DEC20 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 01JAN23 01JAN21 C C
2nd 15FEB23 01JUN20 15MAY12  15FEB23 15FEB23
3rd 01FEB23 01JUL21 01AUG12 01FEB23 01JAN23
Other Workers 15DEC20 01JUN17 01AUG12 15DEC20 15MAY20
4th 01SEP19 01SEP19 01SEP19 01SEP19 01SEP19
Certain Religious Workers 01SEP19 01SEP19 01SEP19 01SEP19 01SEP19
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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