As Oct 2021 marks the beginning of the new fiscal year, this visa bulletin is one of the most important to look at the perspective of final action dates for Green card applicants looking for status change. Key highlights of Oct 2021 visa bulletin
USCIS will accept employment-based adjustment of status applications with priority dates earlier than the dates of filling. Final actions EB-1 for China and EB-1 for India will remain current next month.
For the EB-2 category, the final action dates for Chinese applicants will remain at July 1, 2018, and for Indian applicants, it will remain at Jan 11, 2014.
The State Department also predicted the final action dates for EB-3 for Indian and Chinese applicants could likely retrogress, and EB-3 worldwide cut final action dates can be imposed.