March 2015 Visa Bulletin: EB3-Philippines at June 1, 2014

The March 2015 Visa Bulletin is now published online, and the cut-off date for Employment Based Category 3 for Philippines has advanced to June 1, 2014!

US Department of State issues the monthly visa bulletin, which indicates the cut-off date for processing in the upcoming month. Foreign nurses have been keeping an eye on it and the processing has improved tremendously.

The cut-off date is at January 1, 2014 last time the bulletin was issued, and it has jumped 5 months since then.

Nurses are included in the EB-3 Category of processing: Skilled Workers, Professionals, and Other Workers: 28.6% of the worldwide level, plus any numbers not required by first and second preferences, not more than 10,000 of which to “*Other Workers”.

Here’s the Employment Based chart which summarizes the immigrant numbers availability for March:

Employment- Based All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed CHINA – mainland born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 01SEP10 01JAN07 C C
3rd 01JUN14 22OCT11 01JAN04 01JUN14 01JUN14
Other Workers 01JUN14 15AUG05 01JAN04 01JUN14 01JUN14
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C C C C
Regional Centers
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Please share to all nurses who have priority dates and dream of practicing in the US!

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