State Department Issues July 2022 Visa Bulletin

June 10, 2022 Anne Walsh

NOTE:  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)  will use the Final Action Dates chart for the July 2022 Visa Bulletin. Please check the  USCIS website  for more information. 


The State Department has released the July 2022 Visa Bulletin.  USCIS will  use the Final Action Dates chart for employment-based categories.  The updates below reflect changes in employment-based categories.    


What are the Changes?         

In  July 2022, China and India EB-2 will see some advancement in the Final Action Dates chart. All other EB categories will remain unchanged from the June 2022 Visa Bulletin .   


All countries will remain  unchanged  from  the  June 2022 Visa Bulletin.   


Mainland China will move ahead one month to April 1, 2019. India will move ahead three months to Dec. 1, 2014.  

All  other countries will  remain  unchanged  from the June 2022 Visa Bulletin.     


All countries will remain unchanged from the June 2022 Visa Bulletin.  

Looking Ahead          

For more information about navigating the visa bulletin, please refer to  this list of  frequently asked questions, prepared in collaboration with Global Immigration Associates (GIA).   


Envoy is pleased to provide you this information, which was prepared in collaboration with Anne Walsh, who is a Partner at Global Immigration Associates (GIA), one of the two independent U.S. law firms Envoy exclusively works with on the Envoy Platform (the "U.S. Law Firms").    

Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.   

About the Author

Anne is a Partner with Global Immigration Associates. In this role, she provides counsel for companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500 corporations and their foreign national employees. Anne’s practice focuses on obtaining visas and employment-based green cards in all categories; immigration compliance arising from corporate changes, such as reorganizations and restructuring; and office relocations and company immigration policies and best practices. She also has extensive experience preparing and reviewing business immigration filings, requests for further evidence and appeals, and in researching and analyzing immigration statutes, policy and procedure. Anne works with clients in several industries, including software, cloud technology, manufacturing and electronics. In addition to her employment-based practice, Anne provides counsel for individuals pursuing visas and green cards through family relationships.

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