October 2015 Visa Bulletin Revised – Special Law Show

September 28 2015 - The Shah Peerally Law Show today special edition covers the "mess" of the October 2015 Visa Bulletin.  As you all know the visa bulletin dates for application of the adjustment of status and acceptance has been changed and many are now wondering what happens to them. If you are having immigration issues please call us at 510 7425887. Listen to the show and share with your friends.Read More Breaking News

Some EB frequently asked questions answered

The employment based (EB) immigration is one of the most tricky areas of immigration law because it entails minor details and very complex immigration questions.  Many immigration practitioners often shy away from the EB issues because of experience and requirement for detailed analysis.  For example, Indian nationals will have specific questions about AC 21, Visa Bulletin, H1B, labor certification questions which other foreign nationals don't have.  Similarly, those who are born in the Philippines will have different specific questions to issues which a French citizen might not have.  As such many of the general…Read More Breaking News

August 2015 Visa Bulletin is Out: no progress for India EB2 or even EB3!

Finally the long awaited August 2015 visa bulletin is out and it seems there is no movement on either EB2 or EB3 for India, China and the rest of the dates stayed pretty much the same for other countries except the Philippines EB categories which were presently Unavailable has become EB3 June 1 2004 and EB2 is still current.  If the trend continues we might actually see some possible retrogression in the September 2015 Visa Bulletin for India and China. Employment- Based All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed CHINA - mainland born INDIA…Read More Breaking News

August 2015 Visa Bulletin should be out soon. What can we expect?

Well it is the time for the August 2015 Visa Bulletin!!! The bulletin should be out soon and everybody from India having something at stake in the EB dates is anxious.  Many are predicting a move while others are worried about the retrogression.  We are hoping there will be a move for India to September 2009 at least, but we might be wrong.  In case we see a stagnant Visa Bulletin in August like the one in July 2015, be ready for a retrogression for the September 2015 bulletin. For all those waiting,…Read More Breaking News