Visa Bulletin Predictions from State Department – January 2021

The Department of State released the following visa bulletin predictions on January 22, 2021.


EMPLOYMENT-based categories (potential monthly movement)

  • EB1:
    • WORLDWIDE: Current
    • China: Up to six months
    • India: Up to six months  
  • EB2:
    • Worldwide:  Current
    • China: Up to three weeks
    • India: Up to two weeks       
  • EB3:
    • Worldwide: Current
    • China: Up to one month       
    • India: Up to three weeks
    • Mexico: Current
    • Philippines: Current    
  • EB4: 
    • Current for most countries
    • El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras:  Up to three months
    • Mexico:  Up to one month       
  • EB5: 
    • The category will remain “Current” for most countries
    • China: No forward movement 
    • Vietnam: Up to three weeks

FAMILY-sponsored categories (potential monthly movement)

Worldwide dates:

  • F1: Up to two weeks
  • F2A: Current
  • F2B: Up to two weeks
  • F3: Up to three weeks
  • F4: Up to two weeks

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