The Department of State has released the October 2022 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 employment-based adjustment of status applications and the Dates for Filing chart for family-sponsored adjustment of status applications within the U.S. for October 2022.

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The Department of State has released the September 2022 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 2022.

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USCIS announced on the morning of August 23rd that it has received a sufficient number of H1B registration applications to meet the regular cap of H-1B visas and the 20,000 master-cap (US advanced degree) H-1B visas allotted by Congress for the 2023 fiscal year.

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美国移民局美东时间8月23日上午发布消息称其已收到足够数量的H1B注册申请,达到了国会规定的 2023 财年 H-1B 签证常规上限和 20,000 个 H-1B 签证美国高级学位豁免(称为硕士上限)所需的数量。由此看来,今年将不会再有第二轮的抽签。

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The Department of State has released the August 2022 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 August 2022.

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The Department of State has released the July 2022 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 July 2022.

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The Department of State has released the June 2022 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 June 2022.

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The Department of State has released the May 2022 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 May 2022.

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4月15日,美国疾控中心即CDC宣布,对从上海赴美的美国公民、绿卡和部分非移民,暂时取消登机前一天内的新冠阴性证明要求,规定有效至5月11日,视情况决定是否需要延期。[i] 这个新规定也立即在美国驻中国的使领馆网站上公告了。[ii] 消息出来后,孟小洁律师收到了不少对于该规定的问询,也看到了很多对这[…]

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On March 29, 2022, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is announcing a trio of efforts to increase efficiency and reduce burdens to the overall legal immigration system. USCIS will set new agency-wide backlog reduction goals, expand premium processing to additional form types, and work to improve timely access to employment authorization documents. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resource constraints resulting from the prior administration, USCIS inherited a significant number of pending cases and increased processing times.

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