Monday, May 28th, 2018

EB2 India and China Visa Retrogression Likely in May

"In a March 22, 2012 meeting with Charlie Oppenheim, the Department of
State Visa Chief informed Mr. Ware that visa retrogression in the
Employment-Based 2nd preference category for nationals of India and
China is likely in May.  Mr. Oppenheim now predicts that EB2 India and
China priority dates will retrogress to 8/15/2007 for the May Visa
Bulletin.  This is a significant change from Mr. Oppenheim’s January
prediction that the Department of State (DOS) would likely hold priority
dates in the coming summer and then retrogress or advance it if needed,
and may indicate an increase in filing beyond DOS expectations." – David Ware, Mar. 23, 2012.

"The Department of State’s point man on the Visa Bulletin has