November 2018 Visa Bulletin for Employment Based Green Cards

The Department of State has posted the visa bulletin for November 2018.

EB-1 Priority Workers final action date is still April 1, 2017 for all nationals, except those born in India and China who now have a cutoff date of June 1, 2016. EB-2 and EB-3 is current (no backlog) for all nationals, except those born in India who  have a cutoff date of March 26, 2009 (EB-2) and January 1, 2009 (EB-3) AND those born in China who now have a cutoff date of May 15, 2015 (EB-2) and June 15, 2015 (EB-3).

However, the USCIS has advised that it will accept adjustment of status applications in November for family-based petitions and employment-based petitions for those with priority dates before the listed cutoff date in the filing dates chart.  

This information is provided as an educational service. For immigration advice and assistance with your immigration matters, contact us to meet with Ann Massey Badmus or one of our qualified attorneys.

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Ann Badmus helps foreign national medical providers and their employers successfully cut through immigration red tape for fast and timely employment. Through her unique Immigration Prescription Program, she skillfully solves even the most complex immigration problems. Her comprehensive and clear advice has helped thousands of providers, employers, and recruiters avoid immigration delays, saving time and expense and providing a stress-free experience for all. Ann is frequently invited to speak about immigration issues before various organizations, including medical associations such as the American Academy of Neurology. She has also published numerous immigration articles and has authored a well-received book, The Immigration Prescription: The Practical Guide to Immigration for Foreign Born Physicians.

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