May 2015 Visa Bulletin
The Department of State released the latest visa bulletin for May 2015 on April 13, 2015.
For the month of May 2015, the EB-1 category is still current for nationals all over the world.
In EB-2 category, the cut-off dates move forward from April 1, 2011 to June 1, 2012 for Chinese Mainland nationals while the cut-off dates move forward from September 1, 2007 to April 15, 2008 for Indian nationals. The EB-2 visa numbers are available for applicants of all other countries and regions except China-Mainland and India.
In the EB-3 category, the cut-off dates move forward from January 1, 2011 to May 1, 2011 for Chinese Mainland nationals while the cut-off dates move forward from January 8, 2004 to January 15, 2004 for Indian nationals.
For the recently popular EB-5 investment immigration, the cut-off dates retrogress backward from current to May 1, 2013 for Chinese Mainland nationals. The EB-5 visa numbers are available for applicants of all other countries and regions except China-Mainland.
We recommend that you file your NIW petition as soon as possible if you are qualified for a NIW but not so good for an EB-1. In fact, we always encourage our clients to file a NIW petition if they are qualified. For the year of 2008, our firm received 402 NIW approvals. For the year of 2009, our firm received 430 NIW approvals. For the year of 2010, our firm received 223 NIW approvals. For the year of 2011, our firm received 286 NIW approvals. For the year of 2012, our firm received 351 NIW approvals and 245 EB-1 approvals. For the year of 2013, our firm received 357 NIW approvals and 216 EB-1 approvals. For the year of 2014, our firm received 203 NIW approvals and 246 EB-1 approvals. From January to March 2015, our firm received 39 NIW approvals and 41 EB-1 approvals.
After NIW is approved, you may also apply for EB-1 if you get more and greater achievements. Before you start the application process, it is imperative that you consult with a highly trained legal professional. If you are interested in filing a NIW or EB-1 but not sure if you are qualified, please contact Attorney Jerry Zhang at email@example.com. He will provide you with a free evaluation.
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