The Department of State has just issued the April 2024 Visa Bulletin, which is the sixth of the 2024 US fiscal year. 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.

Employment-based All Chargeability
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-
mainland
born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C 01SEP22 01MAR21 C C
2nd 15JAN23 01FEB20 01APR12 15JAN23 15JAN23
3rd 22NOV22 01SEP20 15AUG12 22NOV22 22NOV22

Table B: Dates of Filing

The USCIS will use the Table A Final Action chart for I-485 employment-based filings. See: USCIS Visa Bulletin Dates

MU Law Analysis

Philippines and All Other EB-3 continued slow, pace forward, moving ahead just over 60 days to November 2022. China and India EB-3 remained at September 1, 2020 and while India progressed just one month to August 15, 2012.

There is a similar story in EB-2. China and India EB-2 as each moved ahead one month. Philippines and All Other EB-2 advanced approximately 60 days to January 15, 2023.

MU Law expects similar paced progress in the next few months, followed by a slowdown and we get closer to the end of the fiscal year over the summer months.