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April 2015 Visa Bulletin is Here!

The Department of State has released the April 2015 Visa Bulletin.  China’s employment-based 3rd preference category retrogressed 10 months.  Don’t fret, there’s still a slight forward movement for other visa categories!

If your priority date is current, and want to proceed with the next steps of your case, please contact The Ponce Law Office. We’re here to help!

January 2015 Visa Bulletin is Here!

The Department of State released the January 2015 Visa Bulletin and it is now available.  Each preference category moved slightly forward except Employment Based 2nd preference category India. If your priority date is current in your preference category, and you would like to obtain more information and how to proceed with the next step in your case, please… Continue Reading

September 2014 Visa Bulletin is Available!

The State Department released the September 2014 visa bulletin! There is a forward movement for most family-based and employment-based preference categories. Check to see if your priority date is current by looking at the SEPTEMBER VISA BULLETIN. If your priority date is current, call The Ponce Law Office at (972)863-1446. We’re happy to help you with the next step of… Continue Reading

August Visa Bulletin!

The August 2014 visa bulletin is available! Check to see if your priority date is current by looking at the August Visa Bulletin. If your priority date is current, call The Ponce Law Office at (972)863-1446. We’re happy to help you with the next step of your case. Continue Reading

July Visa Bulletin is Available!

The State Department released the visa bulletin for July! There’s a four year forward jump for India employment-based 2nd preference (EB-2) category. To see the list of all the preference categories for employment based and family based as well as the Diversity Immigrant Category, take a look at the  JULY VISA BULLETIN. Continue Reading

May Visa Bulletin is Available!

The Department of State has released the Visa Bulletin for May 2014. Both employment-based categories as well as the family-based category show forward movement and no retrogression.  To check your priority date to see whether a visa in your preference category has become available, CLICK HERE. Continue Reading

April Visa Bulletin is Now Available!

The Department of State (DOS) issues a certain number of visas each year for certain visa categories. It takes into account numerous factors as well as various categories including family-based and employment-based categories.  DOS releases a Visa Bulletin each month listing the visa availability by preference category and country of birth. Your priority date is… Continue Reading

March 2014 Visa Bulletin

The Visa Bulletin for March 2014 is now available. Please note that the F2A category from Mexico retrogressed from September 1, 2013 to April 15, 2012 due to heavy demand in this category. If your priority date is earlier than the cut-off date, you may be qualified to apply for a visa. Check your priority date… Continue Reading