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April 2015 Department of State Visa Bulletin

The visa bulletin is out at this link: April 2015 Visa Bulletin

In the April Bulletin, there is a retrogression of nearly 10 months in the EB-3 category for China, with a slight forward movement in most other visa categories.

Employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 remains current for all countries; EB-2 is current for all countries, except India (September 1, 2007) and China (April 1, 2011); EB-3 is at October 1, 2014 for all countries, except India (January 8, 2004) and China (January 1, 2011)*; EB-3 other workers is at October 1, 2014 for all countries, except India (January 8, 2004) and China (August 15, 2005); EB-4, religious workers, EB-5 targeted employment areas and regional centers, and EB-5 Pilot Programs are all current. Family based petitions are backlogged, with the most recent date at August 1, 2013 for F2A (spouses and children under 21 of lawful permanent residents) and the longest queue for F4 Philippines (brothers and sisters of U.S. Citizens) of September 22, 1991.