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July 2024 Visa Bulletin

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

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

July 2024 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 22OCT15 22OCT15 22OCT15 08MAY02 01MAR12
F2A 15NOV21 15NOV21 15NOV21 01FEB21 15NOV21
F2B 01MAY16 01MAY16 01MAY16 08JUL04 22OCT11
F3 01APR10 01APR10 01APR10 01MAR00 08SEP02
F4 01AUG07 01AUG07 22JAN06 08FEB01 01FEB04
"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 01NOV23 01NOV23 01NOV23 01NOV23 01NOV23
F2B 01JAN17 01JAN17 01JAN17 01MAY05 01OCT13
F3 01OCT10 01OCT10 01OCT10 15JUN01 08NOV03
F4 01MAR08 01MAR08 15JUN06 28APR01 01APR06

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 01NOV22 01FEB22   C C
2nd 15MAR23 01MAR20 15JUN12 15MAR23 15MAR23
3rd 01DEC21 01SEP20 22SEP12 01DEC21 01DEC21
Other Workers 01JAN21 01JAN17 22SEP12 01JAN21 01MAY20
4th 01JAN21 01JAN21 01JAN21 01JAN21 01JAN21
Certain Religious Workers 01JAN21 01JAN21 01JAN21 01JAN21 01JAN21
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 08FEB22 C C
2nd 22MAR23 01JUN20 22JUN12 22MAR23 22MAR23
3rd 01FEB23 01JUL21 01OCT12 01FEB23 01JAN23
Other Workers 08JAN21 01JUN17 01OCT12 08JAN21 15MAY20
4th 01FEB21 01FEB21 01FEB21 01FEB21 01FEB21
Certain Religious Workers 01FEB21 01FEB21 01FEB21 01FEB21 01FEB21
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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