Where can I find the USCIS Visa Bulletin?
USCIS Visa Bulletin is used to find your US green card priority date. The dates can move forward and go back each month. Check the USCIS Visa Bulletin for Family Based Green Cards.
When to file USCIS Visa Bulletin for green card?
You can file your i485 application for green card if your GC priority date is older than these dates for your country of birth. USCIS Visa Bulletin is used to find your US green card priority date. The dates can move forward and go back each month. Check the USCIS Visa Bulletin for Family Based Green Cards.
How can I check the status of my green card application?
Make sure you have your confirmation number to check your application status. You can only check your status by going online. The State Department will not send you a letter or an email about winning a Green Card. See the fraud warning below.
Is there an archived version of the Visa Bulletin?
Archived Visa Bulletins: Online versions of the Visa Bulletin are for informational purposes only and every effort has been made to ensure their accuracy. Any questions regarding a cut-off date for a specific month can often be confirmed by consulting an official copy of the Visa Bulletin, available upon request from the Visa Office.
How can I Check my Green Card status?
To check the current visa number availability, check the U.S. Department of State’s Visa Bulletin. The Visa Bulletin is updated every month, so always check the latest bulletin. When the visa number in category F2A is current (C” means current), you can apply for Adjustment of Status.
What does current mean in the USCIS Visa Bulletin?
Current: In the context of the visa bulletin, “current” means no backlog and no wait time for a green card. A particular priority date becomes “current” once it reaches the front of the line and a green card is available. Or an entire preference category can be “current” if there’s no backlog and no wait time within that category.
What does USCIS tell you about your green card application?
It shows which green card applications can move forward, based on when the I-130 petition that starts the green card process was originally filed. It also lets you estimate how long it will take before you will be able to get your green card, based on how quickly the “line” is moving now.
Why are there different columns in the Visa Bulletin?
You’ll notice that the visa bulletin has separate columns for China, India, Mexico, and the Philippines. The wait time for a green card is often longer—and sometimes much longer—for citizens of these four countries, because their annual demand for green cards exceeds the 7% “country cap” described above.