The US Department of State has released the Immigrant Visa Priority Dates (Immigrant Visas are required to obtain the Green Card, or Legal Permanent Status) for November 2016. Accordingly, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS will process I-485 Adjustment of Status Applications) and the Department of State (The Department of State will process immigrant visas, which will be used to enter the US and receive the Green Card) will be processing Green Card applications/visas for petitions (I-130, Labor Certiﬁcation or I-140, I-360) ﬁled, and therefore having a “Priority Date”, before the dates in the ﬁrst table on this page.
For dates for ﬁling visa applications with the Department of State, please see the “Dates for Filing” tables in the Visa Bulletin. For dates for ﬁling adjustment of status applications with USCIS, please see USCIS’s tables. Please note that USCIS’s tables are released one to two weeks after the Visa Bulletin is issued.