No more Immigrant Visas for China and India EB2 this year

State Department has indicated that as of 11 April 2012 there are no more immigrant visas (green cards) available for China and India-born EB2 applicants. The numbers will be reset on 1 October 2012, the start of the new fiscal year. In the meantime, USCIS will continue to accept I-485 filings until the end of June based upon the Visa Bulletin that will be published in May. No action will be taken on these applications until October, but its is expected that EAD/AP's will be issued.

Bear in mind that under rule of cross-chargeability, if your spouse is born in a country other than China or India, you are allowed to be processed for green card under their country's quota.

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