July 2020 Final Action Dates for Employment-Based Adjustment Applications

In a pragmatic move, USCIS have confirmed they will accept employment-based adjustment applications in July from foreign nationals with a priority date that is earlier than the Final Action Dates listed in the State Department’s July Visa Bulletin.

To file an employment-based adjustment application in July, non-US nationals with a US employment sponsor must have a priority date that is earlier than the date listed below for their preference category and country.

Final action dates for Employment-based preference cases

Employment-
based
All Chargeability
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-
mainland
born
EL SALVADOR
GUATEMALA
HONDURAS
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES VIETNAM
1st Current 22AUG17 Current 08MAY17 Current Current Current
2nd Current 08NOV15 Current 08JUL09 Current Current Current
3rd 15APR18 22JUN16 15APR18 01JUN09 15APR18 15APR18 15APR18
Other Workers 15APR18 22JUL08 15APR18 01JUN09 15APR18 15APR18 15APR18
4th Current Current 01FEB17 Current 15JUN18 Current Current
Certain Religious Workers Current Current 01FEB17 Current 15JUN18 Current Current
5th Non-Regional Center
(C5 and T5)
Current 22JUL15 Current Current Current Current 15MAY17
5th Regional Center
(I5 and R5)
Current 22JUL15 Current Current Current Current 15MAY17

 

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Last updated: June 28, 2020