by Chris Musillo

The Department of State has just released the June 2015 Visa Bulletin. This is the ninth Visa Bulletin of the 2015 Fiscal Year.

The retrogression of the Philippines EB-3 continues. To insure that no Philippine EB-3 visas are issued, the Department of State has again moved the Philippine EB-3 back, this time to January 1, 2005.

This cannot be good news, although MU still believes that the dates will progress in the second half in 2015. Please read our blog post from April 14, 2015 for deeper analysis on the state of the Philippine EB-3. This month's forthcoming Check-in with Charlie will also likely provide some insight.

The news was much better for the other categories. India EB-2 leaped ahead to October 1, 2008, which is a progression of almost six months.

India EB-3 only moved up one week to January 22, 2004. All Other EB-3 moved into February 15, 2015, which is also the date for Mexico’s EB-3.

China EB-2 improved one full year to June 1, 2013 and EB-3 is now at September 1, 2011. Both of these dates continue to progress positively.

Employment- Based All Other CHINA - mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 01JUN13 1OCT08 C C
3rd 15FEB15 01SEPT11 22JAN04 15FEB15 01JAN07
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