Family Immigration & I-130 Processing time for April 2022
Form i130 is “Petition for Alien Relative” is filed to establish a valid family relationship exists between a US citizen or green card holder and a person seeking a green card. This form is often simply referred to as the “I-130 petition”.
The Department of State has posted the Visa Bulletin for March 2022.
Filing the I-130 petition with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, USCIS, which is part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, otherwise called as DHS, is the first step in the family-based green card process.
Who can apply i-130
Then the processing time will vary between California, Nebraska, Potomac & Texas Service center depending on who is applying for visa or Green card for family.
If a Permanent Resident or Green Card holder is filing for a spouse or child under 21 years of age.
If a US Citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21 years of age.
If a US citizen is filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 of age.
If a Permanent Resident or Green Card holder is filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 years of age.
If a US Citizen is filing for a married son or daughter over 21 years of age.
If a US Citizen is filing for a sibling, that is a brother or sister.
each has different processing times.
Alternatively You can also get in touch with CIS Ombudsman for assistance in such situation, they will work with USCIS to help you further. check our earlier video’s to know the detailed process of contacting and working with CIS Ombudsman.
For Future family based category movements.
No Potential movement expected in coming months for f1, f2a, f2b, f3, f4 categories.
In this video we will discuss about what Visa’s and their priority order in detail (starting from IR category, ending with Tourist B1 & B2 visa).
IR-1, CR-1, IR-2, IR-3, K1, SE1, TN, H2, B2 Visa appointments.
You can also have a quick look at individual country wise embassy visa processing status worldwide
Philippines US embassy / Consulate status – https://ph.usembassy.gov/
Mexico US embassy / Consulate status – https://mx.usembassy.gov/update-to-visas-services/
United Kingdom US embassy / Consulate status – https://uk.usembassy.gov/visas/u-s-visa-and-travel-faqs/
India US embassy / Consulate status – https://in.usembassy.gov/visas/immigrant-visas/
Pakistan US embassy – https://pk.usembassy.gov/
China US embassy / Consulate status – https://www.ustraveldocs.com/cn/index.html
Dominican Republic US embassy / Consulate status – https://do.usembassy.gov/visas/
Thailand US embassy / Consulate status – https://www.ustraveldocs.com/th/th-niv-visarenew.asp
Nigeria US embassy / Consulate status – https://ng.usembassy.gov/visas/
Colombia US embassy / Consulate status – https://co.usembassy.gov/visas/immigrant-visas/
Ukraine US embassy / Consulate status – https://ua.usembassy.gov/visas/
Russia US embassy / Consulate status – https://www.ustraveldocs.com/ru/index.html
Vietnam US embassy / Consulate status – https://www.ustraveldocs.com/vn/index.html
Indonesia US embassy / Consulate status – https://id.usembassy.gov/visas/
Canada US embassy / Consulate status – https://ca.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/consular-operations-updates/
Brazil US Embassy – https://br.usembassy.gov/visas/immigrant-visas/
State Department April 2022 Visa Bulletin: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/legal/visa-law0/visa-bulletin/2022/visa-bulletin-for-april-2022.html
USCIS Feb Bulletin: https://www.uscis.gov/green-card/green-card-processes-and-procedures/visa-availability-priority-dates/adjustment-of-status-filing-charts-from-the-visa-bulletin
USCIS Case processing time: https://egov.uscis.gov/processing-times/home
USCIS Case processing time more info: https://egov.uscis.gov/processing-times/more-info
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