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The Department of State has released the October 2021 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here.

Note: USCIS has designated the Dates for Filing chart for both employment-based adjustment of status applications and family-sponsored adjustment of status applications within the U.S. for October 2021.

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The Department of State has released the September 2021 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here. Note: USCIS has designated the Final Action Dates chart for employment-based adjustment of status applications and the Dates for Filing chart for family-sponsored adjustment of status applications within the U.S. for September […]

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On July 23, 2021, the Biden administration filed a cross-motion for summary judgment in Chamber of Commerce v. DHS, a lawsuit in the Northern District of California brought by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Bay Area Council, National Retail Federation, and others against the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) proposed rule, “Modification of Registration Requirement for Petitioners Seeking to File Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions.” The rule, which DHS published on January 8, 2021, purports to amend the regulations governing the process by which U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) selects H-1B registrations for the filing of H-1B cap-subject petitions.

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USCIS selected more H-1B registrations for the 2021 H-1B cap (i.e., fiscal year 2022 cap) on July 28, 2021. Those who previously registered in March 2021 may have been selected in this second round of selections and may be eligible to file an H-1B petition during the second filing period. The July 2021 Selection of Reserve Registration will be opening its filing period from August 2, 2021, through November 3, 2021.

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The Department of State has released the August 2021 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here.

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The Department of State has released the July 2021 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here.

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The Department of State has released the June 2021 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here.

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The following announcement was posted on the U.S. Department of State U.S. Visa News on April 26, 2021.  The Secretary of State made a national interest determination regarding categories of travelers eligible for exceptions under Presidential Proclamations (PPs) 9984, 9992, and 10143 related to the spread of COVID-19. 

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The Department of State has released the May 2021 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here.

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