When is my Priority Date (October 8, 2013) will be current?

My Priority Date is October 8, 2013 under F2A category, country -Philippines. Since October 2013 until Feb. 2014 visa bulletin my category has not moved. May I ask then when is the most probable month or within this year (2014) that my priority date be current? Your great idea can be a big help. Thank you.

Raleigh, NC -

Attorney Answers (4)

Carl Michael Shusterman

Carl Michael Shusterman

Immigration Attorney - Los Angeles, CA
Answered

No one can predict the future. The September date has not advance for 5 months in a row.

Mr. Shusterman's (former INS Trial Attorney, 1976-82) response to your question is general in nature, as not all... more
Sponsored Listing
Giacomo Jacques Behar

Giacomo Jacques Behar

Immigration Attorney - San Diego, CA
Answered

Impossible to accurately predict. Compare the movement of that category for Philippines during the last 6 months, month by month, then extrapolate. Past performance will be the best predictor of the future.

Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be construed as legal advice, given that... more
Salvador Ongaro

Salvador Ongaro

Immigration Attorney - Phoenix, AZ
Answered

Priority dates can move forward or backward or remain still for months at a time. All you can do is monitor the monthly Visa Bulletin. Past Bulletins on the Department of State website may help you find a pattern for past years.

Robert Louis Brown

Robert Louis Brown

Immigration Attorney - Cleveland, OH
Answered

Cannot predict with any accuracy. It depends on the number of applications that had been submitted.

Attorney Robert Brown's (former INS Director, 1972-99) reply to your question is general in nature, and does not... more

Questions? An attorney can help.

Ask a Question
Free & anonymous.
Find a Lawyer
Free. No commitment.