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October 2018 Visa Bulletin Updates – Employment-Based Preference Categories

VIA AILA.org EB-1. For October, EB-1 Worldwide along with all other countries except China and India, advances ten months to April 1, 2017. EB-2 Worldwide and EB-3 Worldwide will return to current in October and will remain current for the … Continue reading

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Chicago Daily Law Bulletin: $1.3M for fatal West Town motorcycle crash

CHICAGO (September 12, 2018) – A Cook County jury awarded $1.3 million to the family of a motorcyclist who was killed in a 2015 collision with a pickup truck. The verdict was reached last week after a six-day trial before Circuit … Continue reading

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September 2018 Visa Bulletin Temporarily Increases Wait Times in FB and EB Categories

The recently released September 2018 Visa Bulletin from the U.S. Department of State — the final bulletin for fiscal year 2018 — shows an increase in wait times in both employment-based (EB) and family-based (FB) categories for some countries. These … Continue reading

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Chicago Daily Law Bulletin: Father awarded $3M after daughter’s death from pneumonia

DECATUR, Ill. (July 27, 2018) – A Macon County jury awarded $3 million Tuesday to the father of a 5-year-old girl who died of pneumonia after a blood transfusion at Decatur Memorial Hospital. The young girl’s father was represented by Terrence M. … Continue reading

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August 2018 Visa Bulletin – EB-1 Backlogs for All Countries

The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process. The complete visa bulletin can be found here. Below … Continue reading

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