October 2020 Priority Dates Released: Potential Big Opening for EB-2 & EB-3 India Individuals
There was, however, considerable movement with the "Dates for Filing" for EB-2 & EB-3 India. EB-2 India moved to May 15, 2011 and EB-3 India jumped to January 1, 2015 for "Dates for Filing". See:
Now we wait to see whether CIS will authorize the use of "Dates for Filing" or "Final Action Dates". If CIS determines there are more immigrant visas available for a fiscal year than known applicants, they will authorize the use of "Dates for Filing" for that month. Otherwise, they will advise that "Final Action Dates" must be used when determining when the adjustment of status application may be filed. See:
October could be a big month for EB-2 & EB-3 Indian nationals if USCIS authorizes the use of "Dates for Filing".
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