by Chris Musillo

The Department of State has just released the July 2015 Visa Bulletin. This is the tenth 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 made the Philippine EB-3 number Unavailable. This means that no Philippine EB-3 visas can be issued this fiscal year. The next fiscal year starts on October 1, 2015.

This cannot be good news, although MU still believes that the dates will progress with the start of FY 2016. Please read our blog post from May 19 for deeper analysis on the state of the Philippine EB-3.

India EB-2 remained at October 1, 2008. India EB-3 only moved up one week to February 1, 2004. All Other EB-3 moved ahead two months to April 15, 2015, which is also the date for Mexico’s EB-3.

China EB-2 improved another five months to October 1, 2013 and EB-3 remained at September 1, 2011.

Employment- Based
All Other
CHINA - mainland born
INDIA
MEXICO
PHILIPPINES
1st
C
C
C
C
C
2nd
C
01OCT13
1OCT08
C
C
3rd
15APR15
01SEP11
01FEB04
01APR15
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