USCIS Announces Adjustment of Status Filing Dates for December 2019

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced the filing dates for applicants for adjustment of status to legal permanent residency for December 2019.  Applicants in the F-2A category of family-based cases (spouses and children under 21 of legal permanent residents)  may use the “Final Action Dates” chart for December 2019.  For all other family-based  (beneficiaries of the approved Form I-130 immigrant visa petition) and employment-based (beneficiaries of approved Form I-140 immigrant visa petition) cases should refer to the “Dates for Filing” chart in the Department of State Visa Bulletin for December 2019.

For the employment-based filing dates chart, the EB1 worldwide category is current and is at September 1, 2017, for China and at March 15, 2017, for India.  The EB2 worldwide category is now current, for India is at July 1, 2009, and for China is at August 1, 2016.  The EB3 worldwide category is current and the EB3 category for China is at March 1, 2017, and at February 1, 2010, for India.

Applicants for adjustment of status and immigrant visas who have a priority date earlier than the date in the December Visa Bulletin chart for their category may either file their case with USCIS.