March 2020 Visa Bulletin Predictions

Change:
For official February 2020 Visa Bulletin and analysis, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2020/visa-bulletin-february-2020.aspx

Please see March 2020 Visa Bulletin Predictions below (for both Family Based and Employment Based):

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
F122OCT1322OCT1322OCT1308SEP9708JUN09
F2ACCCCC
F2B01NOV1401NOV1401NOV1415OCT9801JUL09
F301JAN0801JAN0801JAN0801APR9622AUG99
F401AUG0601AUG0601DEC0408FEB9822OCT99
"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
F122MAY1422MAY1422MAY1401DEC9922NOV09
F2A01FEB2001FEB2001FEB2001FEB2001FEB20
F2B22MAY1522MAY1522MAY1522JUN9901JAN10
F308SEP0808SEP0808SEP0822JUL0008JAN00
F401SEP0701SEP0708AUG0522JAN9908MAR00

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
1st01JAN1901JUN1701FEB1501JAN1901JAN19
2ndC01AUG1515JUN09CC
3rdC15JAN1601FEB09C15JUN18
Other WorkersCTBD01FEB09C15JUN18
4thCCC01OCT17C
Certain Religious WorkersCCC01OCT17C
5th
Non-Regional
Center
(C5 and T5)
C01JAN1501OCT18CC
5th
Regional
Center
(I5 and R5)
C01JAN1501OCT18CC
"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
1stC01NOV1715APR17CC
2ndC08AUG1622JUL09CC
3rd01FEB1908APR1722FEB1001FEB1901FEB19
Other Workers01FEB19TBD22FEB1001FEB1901FEB19
4thCCCCC
Certain Religious WorkersCCCCC
5th
Non-Regional
Center
(C5 and T5)
C01JUN15CCC
5th
Regional
Center
(I5 and R5)
C01JUN15CCC

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: https://www.mygcvisa.com/ tracker/

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

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.

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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