U.S. State Department Provides Clarification on Calculation of Immigrant Visa Numerical Limits, Eligibility

Nachman, David; Phulwani, Michael
November 2013
Desi Talk;11/8/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 45, p28
The article reports on the additional information the Department of State (DOS) released on how it calculates immigrant visa availability cut-off dates. Topics discussed include the groupings used as basis for categorizing qualified immigrant visa applicants, namely foreign state chargeability, preference category and priority date, when a particular immigrant visa category for a country is considered "Current," and the employment-based immigrant visa limits for the 2013 government fiscal year.


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