Will EB3 dates move forward?

Will EB3 dates move forward?

Many analysts did not expect the Final Action Date for India EB2 to move more than 3 months. However, this big jump could be indicative of a future standstill, and possible retrogression. Next up on the list to make moves is India EB3, which many are expecting to see an advancement in the July 2022 Visa Bulletin.

Will EB3 India move in 2022?

EB3 may not reach Jan 2014 in 2022. Retrogression in EB2 is expected by Sep 22. USCIS wasted about 25% of Green card numbers in 2021.

What is current date for EB3?

India

Final Action Date of Filing
EB1 current 0 days current 0 days
EB2 1 Dec 14 +3 month 1 days 1 Jan 15 +1 month 1 days
EB3 15 Jan 12 0 days 22 Jan 12 0 days
EB3Other 15 Jan 12 0 days 22 Jan 12 0 days

Why are my EB3 dates not moving?

If there are more petitions than available visas for a country in a given year, the final action date will retrogress (go backward). If the annual limit is met, then the final action date will see no movement. Finally, if there are fewer petitions than the limit, the final action date will move forward.

Why are EB3 dates moving back?

EB-3 India and China retrogressions In the November Visa Bulletin, the State Department explains that the new retrogressions are due to a recent heavy increase in visa demand by USCIS in connection with adjustment of status adjudication.

What is the priority date for EB3 India?

EB-2: India will advance by one year, to September 1, 2014, and China will remain at March 1, 2019. All other countries will remain current. EB-3 Professionals and Skilled Workers: EB-3 India and EB-3 China will remain unchanged from the previous month, at January 15, 2012 and March 22, 2018, respectively.

How long does it take to process EB3?

between 1 and 3 years
There are several steps in receiving an EB3 visa application. Therefore, the EB3 processing time should take between 1 and 3 years for most EB3 visa applications to be processed. Yet, it can be longer for people of some countries.

Is getting EB3 visa hard?

This visa can also go to executives of major companies as well. However, this visa is notoriously difficult to obtain due to the lengthy requirements and extensive Requests for Evidence to demonstrate you are truly “extraordinary.”

How long will EB3 retrogression last?

For the month of November 2021, it is important to note that priority dates for both Indian and Chinese nationals in the EB3 (employment based third preference) category are retrogressing, by nearly two years in the case of India and by more than nine months in the case of China.

Can you upgrade EB3 to EB2?

Porting from EB3 to EB2 is possible with either a new job offer from the same employer, or from a different employer. Further, an Advanced Degree earned and/or experience gained during your current employment may also be used for satisfying EB2 requirements under certain circumstances.

Is EB3 India going to be current?

All other countries will remain current. EB-3 Professionals and Skilled Workers: EB-3 India will retrogress almost two full years to January 15, 2012. EB-3 China will retrogress by about nine and a half months to March 22, 2018. All other countries will remain current.

Is it hard to get EB3 visa?

Can EB3 visa be denied?

There are many stories about people getting their US EB-3 Visa or Employment Based Immigrant Visa denied. It is quite common. It can happen to a friend, a mutual friend, a family member or a colleague. Someone received a job offer as a registered nurse from a US employer.

Is EB3 going to retrogress?

How long is the wait for EB3 India?

There are several steps in receiving an EB3 visa application. Therefore, the EB3 processing time should take between 1 and 3 years for most EB3 visa applications to be processed.

How many EB-3 visas are issued each year?

The EB3 visa is limited in the number of visas issued per year. Out of the total 140,000 immigrant visas issued for the employment category, 28.6% or around 40,040 visas are allocated for the EB3.

Will EB3 retrogress in November 2021?

In last month’s Visa Bulletin, the State Department predicted that as early as November 2021, EB-3 India and China final action dates could retrogress.