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Visa Bulletin for June 2020

Application Final Action Dates For Employment-Based Preference Cases

Employment based All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed China: mainland born El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras India Mexico Philippines Vietnam
1st C 15AUG17 C 08JUN16 C C C
2nd C 01NOV15 C 12JUN09 C C C
3rd 08NOV17 15JUN16 08NOV17 01APR09 08NOV17 08NOV17 08NOV17
Other Workers 08NOV17 15JUL08 08NOV17 01APR09 08NOV17 08NOV17 08NOV17
4th C C 15DEC16 C 08JUN18 C C
Certain Religious Workers C C 15DEC16 C 08JUN18 C C
5th Non-Regional Center (C5 and T5) C 15JUL15 C 01JAN20 C C 22APR17
5th Regionalm Center (I5 and R5) C 15JUL15 C 01JAN20 C C 22APR17


Dates For Filing Of Employment-Based Visa Applications

Employment based All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed China: mainland born El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras India Mexico Philippines
1st C 01OCT17 C 15MAR17 C C
2nd C 01AUG16 C 01JUL09 C C
3rd 01APR19 01MAR17 01APR19 01FEB10 01APR19 01APR19
Other Workers 01APR19 01AUG08 01APR19 01FEB10 01APR19 01APR19
4th C C 01FEB17 C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C 01FEB17 C C C
5th Non-Regional Center (C5 and T5) C 15DEC15 C C C C
5th Regional Center (I5 and R5) C 15DEC15 C C C C

First: Priority Workers: 28.6% of the worldwide employment-based preference level, plus any numbers not required for fourth and fifth preferences.

Second: Members of the Professions Holding Advanced Degrees or Persons of Exceptional Ability: 28.6% of the worldwide employment-based preference level, plus any numbers not required by first preference.

Third: Skilled Workers, Professionals, and Other Workers: 28.6% of the worldwide level, plus any numbers not required by first and second preferences, not more than 10,000 of which to "*Other Workers".

Fourth: Certain Special Immigrants: 7.1% of the worldwide level.

Fifth: Employment Creation: 7.1% of the worldwide level, not less than 3,000 of which reserved for investors in a targeted rural or high-unemployment area, and 3,000 set aside for investors in regional centers by Sec. 610 of Pub. L. 102-395.



Application Final Action Dates For Family-sponsored Preference Cases

Family Sponsored All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed China: mainland born India Mexico Philippines
F1 22MAY14 22MAY14 22MAY14 15NOV97 01FEB11
F2A C C C C C
F2B 15MAR15 15MAR15 15MAR15 15FEB99 01SEP10
F3 15APR08 15APR08 15APR08 22JUN96 15APR01
F4 08AUG06 08AUG06 22JAN05 08MAY98 01FEB01


Dates For Filing Family-sponsored Visa Applications

Family Sponsored All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed China: mainland born India Mexico Philippines
F1 15FEB15 15FEB15 15FEB15 22DEC99 01SEP11
F2A 01MAY20 01MAY20 01MAY20 01MAY20 01MAY20
F2B 01DEC15 01DEC15 01DEC15 22SEP99 01MAY11
F3 15MAR09 15MAR09 15MAR09 15JUL00 15NOV01
F4 31JUL07 31JUL07 01OCT05 08FEB99 01SEP01

First: (F1) Unmarried Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens

Second: Spouses and Children, and Unmarried Sons and Daughters of Permanent Residents

A. (F2A) Spouses and Children of Permanent Residents

B. (F2B) Unmarried Sons and Daughters (21 years of age or older) of Permanent Residents

Third: (F3) Married Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens

Fourth: (F4) Brothers and Sisters of Adult U.S. Citizens