January 2024 Visa Bulletin Update

December 27, 2023
Quick Recap 
  • Next month, USCIS will accept employment-based adjustment of status applications from foreign nationals with a priority date that is earlier than the Dates for Filing listed in the State Department’s January Visa Bulletin.
  • To be eligible to file an employement-based adjustment application in January, foreign national must have a priotiy date that is earlier than the date listed below for their preference category and country:
    • EB-1
      • China: January 1, 2023
      • India: January 1, 2021
      • All other countries: Current
    • EB-2
      • China: June 1, 2020*
      • India: May 15, 2012
      • All other countries:February 15, 2023
      • *Note:The State Department website erroneously repeates last month’s date of January 1, 2020 for this category, and the error is repeated on the USCIS website. However, the Official January Visa Bulletin, which is understood to be the most accurate source, lists a June 1, 2020 date. 
    • EB-3
      • China: June 1, 2017
      • India :August 1, 2012
      • Philippines:May 15, 2020
      • All other countries: December 15, 2020
    • EB-4
      • All countries: September 1, 2019
    • EB-5 Unreserved
      • China:January 1, 2017
      • India:April 1, 2022
      • All other countries : Current
    • EB-5 Set-Asides
      • Rural:Current for all countries
      • High Unemployment: Current for all countries
      • infrastructure:Current for all countries

October Visa Bulletin – Modest Advancement for China

September 21, 2023
Quick Recap

  • In October, the EB-1 Final Action Date will advance two weeks for China to February 15, 2022, while the EB-1 category for all other countries will become current again (with the exception of India, which is January 1, 2017). 
  • The EB-2 Final Action Date for China will advance nearly three months, to October 1, 2019. For all other countries except India (which is January 1, 2012), it will advance by one week to July 8, 2022.
  • The EB-3 Professional/Skilled Worker Final Action Date will advance by four months for China, to January 1, 2020, and by nineteen months for all other countries (with the exception of India, which is May 1, 2012).
  • EB-5 Unreserved Final Action Dates will advance by three weeks for China.
  • In October, USCIS will accept employment-based adjustment of status applications from foreign nationals with a priority date that is earlier than the Dates for Filing listed in the State Department’s October 2023 Visa Bulletin.
For more details please visit the State Department’s October Visa Bulletin.

Effective immediately: All visitors are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination

December 16, 2021

Effective immediately and pursuant to New York Governor Hochul’s mandate, our office will require all visitors (12 years of age or older*) to show proof of full vaccination prior to entry. In accordance with CDC’s definition, fully vaccinated is defined as 14 days past an individual’s last vaccination dose in their initial vaccine series. We accept Excelsior Pass, Excelsior Pass Plus, SMART Health Cards issued outside of New York State, full-course vaccination through NYC COVID Safe app, a CDC Vaccination Card, or other official immunization record. This mandate is scheduled to be reassessed on January 15, 2022. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

* Vaccines for children ages 5 – 11 have only been available since November 2021. Therefore, children ages 5 – 11 only have to show proof of having had at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccination.

2020 Retrospect of Jun Wang & Associates, P.C. – Honor

November 16, 2020


The American Institute of Legal Advocates (AIOLA) is an organization committed to advocating for lawyers with the highest legal standards in each state. After reviewing their works, peers’ recommendations, and without ethical concerns from their local licensing authority. Less than 1% of all lawyers will be invited to be a member of AIOLA. In this regard, Jun Wang, Esq not only meets these criteria, but also rewarded as one of the top legal advocates in Real Estate Law.”

Lawyers of Distinction members are selected after review and a vetting process. An attorney can be only recognized as a leading Lawyer in their respective field through both objective and subjective factors. Jun Wang,Esq wins top 10% in USA lawyers in Real Estate for 2018,2019 and 2020.

2020 New York Metro Rising Stars list is a reward for those outstanding lawyers by Super Lawyers. Each year, the Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in the New York metropolitan area through peer nomination and independent research. New York Metro Rising Stars must be younger than 40 years old or have been practicing for less than 10 years. Only 2.5% of lawyers in the New York Metro area receive this distinction.Xiaozhu(Grace) Zhao, Esq has been selected into the 2020 New York Metro Rising Stars list.

The International Advisory Experts is a global alliance of well-established and experienced legal, financial and consulting firms that are committed to providing clients with professional solutions for their international business requirements. Each year they select firms who success in receiving exceptional praise from their clients and peers over the last 12 months.Jun Wang, Esq and Xiaozhu(Grace) Zhao, Esq both win 2020 International Advisory Experts Award.

Marquis Who’s Who
started in 1898 and has remained a reliable and comprehensive biographical database. Individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in relevant fields are all taken into account during the selection process.Jun Wang, Esq has been included in Marquis Who’s Who.

The New York Real Estate Market has met huge setbacks since the pandemic broke out all over the world, Due to various challenges including the economy recession, government offices’ closure as well as the suspension of cross-border exchanges, the regular legal business has been disrupted. Under such circumstances, the Jun Wang & Associate P.C rises up to difficulties with confidence and diligence, and accomplishes many achievements in our endeavor. Among those achievements, the Jun Wang & Associates P.C is very pleased and honored to be listed as the No.34 in the Annual New York Real Estate Trader Ranking, released by the most credible media The Real Deal.