October 2016 Visa Bulletin Released

The U.S. Department of State has released the Visa Bulletin for October 2016. 

There was some forward movement in the Final Action Dates for most family-based categories. USCIS has indicated that they may allow family-based applicants to use the Dates for Filing this month, although they have yet to officially confirm that.

There was also forward movement in the Final Action Dates for certain employment-based categories. This includes EB-1 India, which advanced to current, EB-2 India, which advanced to January 15, 2007, EB-2 China, which advanced to February 15, 2012, and EB-3 China, which advanced to January 22, 2013. 

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