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  • February 2022 visa bulletin

    October 2022 Visa Bulletin: Analysis & Predictions

    Published on September 14, 2022

    One of the most significant parts of getting a green card in the U.S. is waiting for your priority date to be current. For those that have invested the time, effort, and money into an immigrant visa, questions arise such as “How long will it take for my date to be current?” and “Can I…

  • EB-2 to EB-3 Downgrade India Receipt

    EB-2 to EB-3 India Downgrade: Process, Steps, Cost, Pros and Cons

    Published on July 20, 2022

    The green card waiting times for family and employment-based categories have always been notorious for being long, with some cases taking decades to be processed. However, recent changes have stirred up things in the immigration world. With no movement in the family-based categories came an unprecedented opportunity for those applying for employment-based immigrant visas. On…

  • cross-chargeability rule

    Obtaining Your Green Card Faster via the Cross-Chargeability Rule

    Published on March 07, 2022

    If you’ve been following the monthly Visa Bulletin released by USCIS,  you may have noticed that it has been less than optimal for many applicants. Those from India, China, Mexico, and the Philippines have had it particularly hard. The Visa Bulletin categorizes the cutoff dates for green card applicants who are current and can have…

  • EB-3 India Downgrade

    EB-2 to EB-3 India Downgrade FAQs

    Published on September 28, 2020

    The much anticipated October 2020 Visa Bulletin brought some bad news for those in the family-based categories but provided a silver lining for petitioners in the employment-based categories. We’ve received many calls from from India of people who have EB-2 petitions and are considering downgrading to an EB-3 due to the final action date moving…

  • Green Card Priority Dates

    Green Card Priority Dates

    Published on February 18, 2019

    No matter who you speak to along the immigration journey, one topic looms darkly over the conversation: priority dates. You may have heard of them or you may even be currently waiting for your priority date to be current right now. This article will serve to educate you about what green card priority dates are,…