May 2017 Visa Bulletin: More Movement in China-mainland Numbers
The U.S. State Department has released the visa bulletin for May 2017. By and large, changes are nominal, though cut-off dates for nationals born in mainland China are increasingly seeing movement.
Final action dates for employment-based preference cases are:
Filing dates for employment-based visa applications are:
If you believe you qualify for an NIW but are not sure if you’re as strong an applicant for an EB-1, we recommend starting your NIW application as soon as possible. In general, we encourage our clients (provided they meet the requisite criteria) to file NIW petitions, and our attorneys have a strong track record of winning approvals: since 2008, Zhang & Associates has helped nearly 3,000 clients obtain NIWs. After you successfully apply for an NIW, and thereafter continue to garner more professional achievements, you may want to consider applying for an EB-1. Our firm is here to help: since 2012, our attorneys have assisted more than 1,100 clients win approval on their EB-1 petitions.
Before you start the application process, it’s imperative that you consult with an experienced legal team. If you’re interested in filing for an NIW, EB-1, or other employment-based visa but aren’t sure if you qualify, contact Attorney Jerry Zhang at firstname.lastname@example.org for a free consultation.
Former U.S. Consular officer, Attorney Sechyi Laiu joined Zhang & Associates, P.C. on June 26, 2017
At Zhang & Associates, P.C., Attorney Laiu specializes on Consular Processing cases and business development. Attorney Laiu also focuses on TN visas, E visas, CBP administrative proceedings (monetary confiscation, deferred inspection), and overseas financial compliance.
Prior to joining Zhang & Associates, P.C., Attorney Laiu worked for the U.S. Department of State as a Chinese and Portuguese speaking diplomat. As a consular-coned officer who served in Vancouver (Canada), Shenyang (P.R. China), and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Attorney Laiu processed over 30,000 visa cases and worked in every section of Consular Affairs overseas (Fraud Prevention Unit, Immigrant Visas, Non-Immigrant Visas, and American Citizen Services).
He will use his experience and expertise to deliver the highest quality of service to our clients.
Founded in 1996, Zhang & Associates, P.C. offers legal services to clients nationwide in all aspects of U.S immigration law. We have successfully handled thousands of immigration cases.
At Zhang & Associates, P.C., our attorneys and supporting professionals are committed to providing high-quality immigration and non-immigration visa services. We specialize in NIW, EB-1, PERM, and I-485 cases. In the past twenty years, we have successfully helped thousands of clients get green cards. If you plan to apply for a green card, please send your CV to Attorney Jerry Zhang (email@example.com) for a free evaluation.
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