Who is the person who makes the Visa Bulletin predictions?

Visa bulletin predictions are made on a monthly basis by Charlie Oppenheim of the State Department to show how rapidly or slowly he expects the priority dates in the employment-based and family-based categories to move forward, or to retrogress.

How does USCIS / DOS determine Visa Bulletin dates?

Example, if visa bulletin date is 05MAY11, your priority date have to be May 4 or earlier to be current. If you PD is May 5, you will have to wait for next visa bulletin. To estimate dates for El Savador/Guatemala/Hondura, please select “Rest Of World” above. Q. How does USCIS/DOS determine Visa Bulletin Dates?

What’s the Visa Bulletin prediction for fiscal year 2022?

Charlie’s Fiscal Year 2022 Visa Bulletin Predictions The EB limit will rise to at least 290,000 in fiscal year 2022, even higher than in the current fiscal year! The FB limit in fiscal year 2022 is expected to remain at 226,000. What Can We Help You With – Videos

How does Charlie Fix the dates on the Visa Bulletin?

Charlie issues the Visa Bulletin each month for the next month and fixes the dates on the bulletin based on demand for visas. Since these visa categories are numerically limited, meaning that only a set number of visas are available each fiscal year, the more demand, the more the dates will move backward or stay the same.

When does the next Visa Bulletin come out?

December 2019 Visa Bulletin Predictions January 2020 Visa Bulletin Predictions February 2020 Visa Bulletin Predictions March 2020 Visa Bulletin Predictions April 2020 Visa Bulletin Predictions For official November 2019 Visa Bulletin and analysis, please click here: https://www.mygcvisa.com/visa-bulletin/2019/visa-bulletin-november-2019.aspx

When is the final action date for a visa?

Please see December 2021 Visa Bulletin Predictions below (for both Family Based and Employment Based categories for all countries): “Final Action Date” is the date when when USCIS/DOS may render their final decision on submitted applications.