November 2023 Visa Bulletin Predictions

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

Please see November 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
F108MAR1508MAR1508MAR1508MAY0122APR12
F2A01MAR1901MAR1901MAR1901MAR1901MAR19
F2B01NOV1501NOV1501NOV1522JAN0201DEC11
F322JAN0922JAN0922JAN0915MAR9801JUL02
F415MAY0715MAY0701NOV0522AUG0022SEP02
"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
F108OCT1708OCT1708OCT1715JUN0508JUN15
F2A22SEP2322SEP2322SEP2301OCT2322SEP23
F2B15FEB1715FEB1715FEB1722OCT0408NOV13
F308MAR1008MAR1008MAR1022JUN0101DEC03
F408MAR0808MAR0815MAR0608MAY0122MAY04

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
1stC15MAR2201FEB17CC
2nd08AUG2208OCT1922JAN1208AUG2208AUG22
3rd01JAN2222FEB2022MAY1201JAN2215APR22
Other Workers01JAN22TBD22MAY1201JAN2215APR22
4th01FEB1901FEB1901FEB1901FEB1901FEB19
Certain Religious Workers01FEB1901FEB1901FEB1901FEB1901FEB19
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
1stC01SEP2201AUG19CC
2nd01FEB2315JAN2008JUN1201FEB2301FEB23
3rd01MAR2308NOV2022AUG1201MAR2315MAY23
Other Workers01MAR23TBD22AUG1201MAR2315MAY23
4th01APR1901APR1901APR1901APR1901APR19
Certain Religious Workers01APR1901APR1901APR1901APR1901APR19
5th
Non-Regional
Center
(C5 and T5)
CCCCC
5th
Regional
Center
(I5 and R5)
CCCCC

The dates above have been calculated from data provided by USCIS/DOS. It does not include future demand (which can increase or decrease anytime). Hence data will keep changing every month. We will update these tables as we get more data from USCIS or DOS.

Similar to EB3 category movement, we have previously added a blog post for EB2 category forward movement. Please click here for FB category.

If you have not done it, please remember to add or update your I-130 / NVC / I-140 / I-485 case in the free GC tracker (which has thousands of cases): https://www.mygcvisa.com/ tracker/

It would be very useful to understand how USCIS is currently processing these cases in each category. It would also help in estimating date movements in future visa bulletin.

More Options: If you are new to immigration process or would like to see what other immigration options are available, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa/

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When Can I Get My Green Card: Get step-by-step details on when you can expect to get your green card (including latest timeframe for each step of GC process for both EB and FB categories).

USCIS/NVC Timeframe: Please click here to see how long it currently takes to process application.

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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