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November 2016 Visa Bulletin Is Released

DOS Releases Visa Bulletin for November 2016
The November 2016 Visa Bulletin has been released. https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/law-and-policy/bulletin/2017/visa-bulletin-for-november-2016.html
It includes “Application Final Action Dates” and “Dates for Filing Applications” for the family- and employment-based categories. The bulletin also includes the extension of the employment-based, fourth preference religious workers (SR) and employment-based, fifth preference pilot (I5 and R5) categories until December 9, 2016. It also hasa reminder to Diversity Visa (DV) 2017 lottery entrants to check their status using their unique confirmation number on the DV Lottery Page. https://www.dvlottery.state.gov/
USCIS may later advise whether it will accept adjustment of status applications for family- or employment-based petitions based on filing dates, rather than final action dates, in November 2016.
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