Category Archives: Green cards

USDOS Announces August Priority Dates For Filing Permanent Residency Applications

The following priority dates determine whether an employment-based applicant may file an I-485 adjustment application in the United States or a DS-230 application at a consulate abroad for permanent residency. Category World China El Salvador GuatemalaHonduras India Mexico Philippines Vietnam … Continue reading

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Porting Jobs Under AC(21) Using Form I-485 Supplement J

Summer is in full swing, which can often mean longer processing times at federal government agencies due to the workforce being on summer vacation. Employment-based green card applicants may experience longer processing time for their I-485 applications and, as a … Continue reading

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USDOS Announces July Priority Dates For Filing Permanent Residency Applications

The following priority dates determine whether an employment-based applicant may file an I-485 adjustment application in the United States or a DS-230 application at a consulate abroad for permanent residency. Category World China El Salvador Guatemala Honduras India Mexico Philippines … Continue reading

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Who Pays the Fees in the Employment-Based Green Card Process?

When considering whether to sponsor a foreign national for a green card, U.S. companies should know who is responsible for paying which portions of the costs associated with the green card. This knowledge is especially vital for companies using green … Continue reading

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USDOS Announces April Priority Dates For Filing Permanent Residency Applications

The following priority dates determine whether an applicant may file for permanent residency during the month of April 2018. Category Country of Chargeability Priority Date Comment EB-1 Worldwide Current Unchanged EB-1 China January 1, 2012 Retrogressed 74 months EB-1 India … Continue reading

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USDOS Announces March Priority Dates For Filing Permanent Residency Applications

The following priority dates determine whether an applicant may file for permanent residency during the month of March 2018. Category Country of Chargeability Priority Date Comment EB-1 Worldwide Current Unchanged EB-1 China Current Unchanged EB-1 India Current Unchanged EB-1 Mexico … Continue reading

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USDOS Announces February Priority Dates For Filing Permanent Residency Applications

The following priority dates determine whether an applicant may file for permanent residency during the month of February 2018. Category Country of Chargeability Priority Date Comment EB-1 Worldwide Current Unchanged EB-1 China Current Unchanged EB-1 India Current Unchanged EB-1 Mexico … Continue reading

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