State Department Issues February 2022 Visa Bulletin

January 20, 2022 Ian Love

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

Overview    

The State Department has released the February 2022 Visa BulletinUSCIS will use the Dates for Filing chart for employment-based and family-based categories.   

What are the Changes?    

In February 2022, changes will occur to employment-based categories with the Dates for Filing chart.    

EB-1    

All countries will stay current with the Dates for Filing chart.  

EB-2    

In the Dates for Filing chart, all countries will remain unchanged from the January 2022 Visa Bulletin except for India, which will advance one month and 24 days days to September 1, 2013. 

EB-3    

With the Dates for Filing chart, there are no changes from the January 2022 Visa Bulletin.  

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).    

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Envoy is pleased to provide you this information, which was prepared in collaboration with Ian Love, 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

Ian is a Partner at Global Immigration Associates. His practice focuses on immigrant and nonimmigrant matters for companies ranging from small startups to Fortune 500 companies.

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