November 2021 Visa Bulletin Predictions

Change:
For official August 2021 Visa Bulletin and Analysis, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2021/visa-bulletin-august-2021.aspx

Please see November 2021 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
F101JUN1501JUN1501JUN1508APR9922MAR12
F2ACCCCC
F2B01FEB1601FEB1601FEB1601JUN0015NOV11
F315DEC0815DEC0815DEC0801JUL9708JUL02
F415APR0715APR0722OCT0522MAR9908OCT02
"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
F101AUG1601AUG1601AUG1615SEP0001JAN16
F2A22AUG2122AUG2122AUG2122AUG2122AUG21
F2B01NOV1601NOV1601NOV1615OCT0001MAR14
F315SEP0915SEP0915SEP0908OCT0015DEC03
F401DEC0701DEC0701FEB0608JUL9922JUN04

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-
mainlandĀ 
born
INDIAMEXICO PHILIPPINES
1stCCCCC
2ndC08NOV1808DEC11CC
3rdC15JUL1908JUL14CC
Other WorkersCTBD08JUL14CC
4thCCC15JUL20C
Certain Religious WorkersCCC15JUL20C
5th
Non-Regional
Center
(C5 and T5)
TBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
5th
Regional
Center
(I5 and R5)
TBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
"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-
mainlandĀ 
born
INDIAMEXICO PHILIPPINES
1stCCCCC
2ndC08JAN1915JUL12CC
3rdC01FEB2008MAR15CC
Other WorkersCTBD08MAR15CC
4thCCCCC
Certain Religious WorkersCCCCC
5th
Non-Regional
Center
(C5 and T5)
C08MAR16CCC
5th
Regional
Center
(I5 and R5)
C08MAR16CCC

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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