Priority Dates

Employment Based Priority Dates: For July 2024

A. FINAL ACTION DATES FOR EMPLOYMENT-BASED PREFERENCE CASES

Employment Based

All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed

CHINA - mainland born

INDIA

MEXICO

PHILIPPINES

Ist

C

01 NOV 22

01 FEB 22

C

C

2nd

15 MAR 23

01 MAR 20

15 JUN 12

15 MAR 23

15 MAR 23

3rd

01 DEC 21

01 SEP 20

22 SEP 12

01 DEC 21

01 DEC 21

Other Workers

01 JAN 21

01 JAN 17

22 SEP 12

01 JAN 21

01 MAY 20

4th

01 JAN 21

01 JAN 21

01 JAN 21

01 JAN 21

01 JAN 21

Certain Religious Workers

01 JAN 21

01 JAN 21

01 JAN 21

01 JAN 21

01 JAN 21

5th

Unreserved

(including C5,

T5,15, R5)

C

15 DEC 15

01 DEC 20

C

C

5th set Aside:

Rural (20%)

C

C

C

C

C

5th Set Aside:

High Unemployment (10%)

C

C

C

C

C

5th Set Aside:

Infrastructure

(2%)

C

C

C

C

C

B. DATES FOR FILING OF EMPLOYMENT-BASED VISA APPLICATIONS

Employment Based

All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed

CHINA - mainland born

INDIA

MEXICO

PHILIPPINES

Ist

C

01 JAN 23

08 FEB 22

C

C

2nd

22 MAR 23

01 JUN 20

22 JUN 12

22 MAR 23

22 MAR 23

3rd

01 FEB 23

01 JUL 21

01 OCT 12

01 FEB 23

01 JAN 23

Other Workers

08 JAN 21

01 JUN 17

01 OCT 12

08 JAN 21

15 MAY 20

4th

01 FEB 21

01 FEB 21

01 FEB 21

01 FEB 21

01 FEB 21

Certain Religious Workers

01 FEB 21

01 FEB 21

01 FEB 21

01 FEB 21

01 FEB 21

5th

Unreserved

(including C5,

T5, 15, R5)

C

01 JAN 17

01 APR 22

C

C

5th Set

Aside:

(Rural - 20%)

C

C

C

C

C

5th Set

Aside:

(Hish Unemployme

nt - 10%)

C

C

C

C

C

5th Set

Aside:

(lnfrastructur

e-2%)

C

C

C

C

C

Family Based Priority Dates: For July 2024

A. FINAL ACTION DATES FOR FAMILY-SPONSORED PREFERENCE CASES

Family Sponsored

All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed

CHINA - mainland born

INDIA

MEXICO

PHILIPPINES

F1

22 OCT 15

22 OCT 15

22 OCT 15

08 MAY 02

01 MAR 12

F2A

15 NOV 21

15 NOV 21

15 NOV 21

01 FEB 21

15 NOV 21

F2B

01 MAY 16

01 MAY 16

01 MAY 16

08 JUL 04

22 OCT 11

F3

01 APR 10

01 APR 10

01 APR 10

01 MAR 00

08 SEP 02

F4

01 AUG 07

01 AUG 07

22 JAN 06

08 FEB 01

01 FEB 04

B. DATES FOR FILING FAMILY-SPONSORED VISA APPLICATIONS

Employment Based

All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed

CHINA - mainland born

INDIA

MEXICO

PHILIPPINES

F1

01 SEP 17

01 SEP 17

01 SEP 17

01 APR 05

22 APR 15

F2A

01 NOV 23

01 NOV 23

01 NOV 23

01 NOV 23

01 NOV 23

F2B

01 JAN 17

01 JAN 17

01 JAN 17

01 MAY 05

01 OCT 13

F3

01 OCT 10

01 OCT 10

01 OCT 10

15 JUN 01

08 NOV 03

F4

01 MAR 08

01 MAR 08

15 JUN 06

28 APR 01

01 APR 06

Diversity Visa Priority Dates: For July 2024

REGIONS

ALL DV CHARGEABILITY AREAS EXCEPT THOSE LISTED SEPARATELY


Africa

67,500

Except:

Algeria 67,250

Egypt 40,000

Morocco 52,500

Asia

13,000

Except:

Iran 10,250

Nepal 10,250

Europe

27,500

Except:

Russia 24,750

Uzbekistan 12,000

North America (Bahamas)

20


Oceana

2,000


South America and the Caribbean

3,000

The Diversity (DV) Immigrant Category Rank Cut-Offs Which Will Apply in August

REGIONS

ALL DV CHARGEABILITY AREAS EXCEPT THOSE LISTED SEPARATELY


Africa

75,000

Except:

Algeria 74,900

Egypt 50,000

Morocco 70,000

Asia

15,000

Except:

Iran 14,500

Nepal 12,000

Europe

30,000

Except:

Russia 29,500

Uzbekistan 12,500

North America (Bahamas)

20


Oceana

2,000


South America and the Caribbean

3,150

Processing Dates

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Dana Davidson - Full Bio

Dana T. Davidson holds degrees from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and State University of New York at Stony Brook and has been practicing immigration law since 2003 in New York and nationwide. She represents corporations, individuals, and families in a broad range of immigration matters. Attorney Davidson has offices in New York City and Glen Cove.
 

Education

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York, New York
  • Juris Doctor – 1988
  • Honors: Moot Court Board, Member, Judge
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York
  • Bachelor of Arts – 1982
  • Major: Political Science
  • Concentration: Business


Pro-Bono Activities

  • Safe Passage Project, Volunteer Attorney, 2013-Present
  • Educating the Educators, Founder, 2012-Present
  • Momentum Project, Board Member, 1991-1994 Bar Admission
  • New York, Eastern District
  • New York, Southern District
  • Washington, D.C.

Speaking Engagements
 
  • AILA RDC-EMEA Spring Conference 2018, Berlin, Germany, Speaker on “Public Charge” panel
  • AILA RDC-EMEA Fall Conference 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa, Speaker: “Practice Management in the New Age” panel
  • AILA RDC-EMEA Spring Conference 2018, Madrid, Spain, Speaker: “El Traje de Luces: Self-Sponsored Petitions – EB-1A and NIW”  AILA RDC-EMEA Spring Conference 2017, Brussels, Belgium, Speaker: “Continuing Blanket L Challenges”
  • Safe Passage Project, March 2017, Speaker: “Representing Unaccompanied Minors: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and the Effects of President Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration”
  • AILA RDC-EMEA Fall Conference 2016, Speaker: “It’s Not About Money: I-864”
  • AILA RDC-EMEA Spring Conference 2016, Vienna, Austria, Speaker: “K-Visa: Differences Between K-1 and I-130 Processing”
  • New York Institute of Technology’s Center for Entrepreneurship, January 2016, Entrepreneur/Executive-in-Residence
  • AILA Fall Conference 2015, London, UK, Speaker: Impact of joint sponsors on family-based cases
  • Goldman-Sachs 10,000 Small Business Education Program, October 2014, “What is required to grow a business?”
  • Dowling College, May 2013, Keynote Speaker at the first annual Latino Summit at Dowling College
  • International Taxation Conference, 2010