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July 2020 Visa Bulletin

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

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

July 2020 Visa Bulletin has been officially released (valid from July 1 to July 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 08JUL14
08JUL14 08JUL14 08DEC97 01JUN11
F2A C C C C C
F2B 01MAY15 01MAY15 01MAY15 08MAR99 01JAN11
F3 08MAY08 08MAY08 08MAY08 08JUL96 15AUG01
F4 22AUG06 22AUG06 08FEB05 01JUN98 01JUN01
"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 22APR15 22APR15 22APR15 08JAN00 08FEB12
F2A 01JUN20 01JUN20 01JUN20 01JUN20 01JUN20
F2B 01FEB16 01FEB16 01FEB16 15OCT99 01AUG11
F3 15APR09 15APR09 15APR09 15JUL00 22APR02
F4 15AUG07 15AUG07 22OCT05 08MAR99 08JAN02

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 22AUG17 C 08MAY17 C C C
2nd C 08NOV15 C 08JUL09 C C C
3rd 15APR18 22JUN16 15APR18 01JUN09 15APR18 15APR18 15APR18
Other Workers 15APR18 22JUL08 15APR18 01JUN09 15APR18 15APR18 15APR18
4th C C 01FEB17 C 15JUN18 C C
Certain Religious Workers C C 01FEB17 C 15JUN18 C C
5th Non-Regional Center
(C5 and T5)
C 22JUL15 C C C C 15MAY17
5th Regional Center
(I5 and R5)
C 22JUL15 C C C C 15MAY17
"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 01NOV17 C 01AUG17 C C
2nd C 01AUG16 C 15AUG09  C C
3rd 01APR19 01MAR17 01APR19 01FEB10 01APR19 01APR19
Other Workers 01APR19 01AUG08 01APR19 01FEB10 01APR19 01APR19
4th C C 01MAY17 C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C 01MAY17 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

Special Notice from USCIS:(Show/Hide)

D. FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION ON VISA PROCESSING AT U.S. EMBASSIES AND CONSULATES DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, PLEASE VISIT THE BUREAU OF CONSULAR AFFAIRS WEBSITE AT TRAVEL.STATE.GOV

E. VISA AVAILABILITY

MEXICO E4 and SR: There continues to be high demand in these categories which will result in the Mexico E4 per-country limit being reached during July. Therefore, readers should expect the retrogression of the August E4 and SR Final Action Dates for Mexico. This action will allow the Department to hold worldwide number use within the maximum allowed under the FY-2020 annual limits.


Also See:

      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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