The Department of State has released the visa bulletin for August 2022 DOS. In addition to final action dates and dates for filing, the bulletin contains notes on the diversity visa (DV) category and DV category rank cut-offs that will apply in June and July. The Department reports that high number use in the Employment Third Preference “Other Workers” (EW) category has necessitated the establishment of a worldwide final action date to maintain visa usage within the maximum allowed under the FY-2022 annual limit. All countries are subject to a final action date of 08MAY19 except for China-mainland born, which is subject to a 01JUN12 final action date and India, which is subject to a 15FEB12 final action date. The Department also reports the establishment of a final action date and application filing date for C5 and T5 (“direct” or non-Regional Center projects) for China-mainland born as forecast in the May 2022 Visa Bulletin. China-mainland born C5 and T5 applicants are subject to a 22NOV15 final action date and an application filing date of 15DEC15.
FINAL ACTION CUT-OFF DATES FOR AUGUST 2022
DATES FOR FILING CUT-OFF DATES FOR AUGUST 2022
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