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Visa Numbers May 2021

FAMILY BASED

Preference

Category

Final Action Date

Filing Date

F1

Unmarried Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens

Oct. 22, 2014

Oct. 1, 2015

F2A

Spouses and Children of Permanent Residents

C

Apr. 1, 2021

F2B

Unmarried Sons and Daughters (21 years of age or older)of Permanent Residents

Aug. 15, 2015

Jun. 22, 2016

F3

Married Sons and Daughters of U.S. Citizens

Aug. 22, 2008

Jun. 22, 2009

F4

Brothers and Sisters of Adult U.S. Citizens

Nov. 8, 2006

Oct. 1, 2007

EMPLOYMENT BASED

Preference

Category

Final Action Date

Filing Date

1st

 Priority Workers

C

C

2nd

 Members of the Professions Holding Advanced Degrees or Persons of  Exceptional Ability

C

C

3rd

 Skilled Workers and Professionals

C

C

 

Other Workers

C

C

4th

 Certain Special Immigrants

C

C

 

Certain Religious Workers

C

C

5th

Employment Creation

C

C

 

Targeted Employment Areas/Regional Centers and Pilot Programs

C

C

The above is Visa Bulletin announced by Department of State in May 2021.

For those applicants residing in the United States, USCIS selects either Final Action Dates or Filing Dates to determine when to file I-485 (Adjustment of Status) Applications.

This month (May 2021) USCIS selected Final Action Dates for Spouses and Children of Permanet Residents(F2A) and Filing Dates for all other Family Based application

Also, USCIS selected Final Action Dates for Employment Based application.

When to file I-485 for those who reside in United States are bold-faced.