By Chris Musillo

The Department of State has just issued February 2022 Visa Bulletin. This is the fifth Visa Bulletin of Fiscal Year 2022. This blog post analyzes this month's Visa Bulletin.

Visa Bulletin

Table A: Final Action Dates -- Applications with these dates may be approved for their Green Card (Permanent Residency card) or Immigrant Visa appointment.
1st C C C C
2nd C 01MAR19 01JAN13 C
3rd C 22MAR18 15JAN12 C
Table B: Dates of Filing

The USCIS is expected to use the Table B chart for I-485 employment-based filings. See: USCIS Visa Bulletin Dates

MU Law Analysis

This month again there was good news and bad news for the retrogressed EB-2 and EB-3 categories. The DOS did not move the Indian and Chinese EB-3s. However, the dates for India and China EB-2 did progress. India EB-2 moved ahead by about six months. China EB-2 advanced by six weeks.

The news remains positive for Philippines and Worldwide EB-3, where dates held at Current. They are expected to stay Current for the foreseeable future.