Why does my priority date move so slowly?

June 2013
Filipino Reporter;6/7/2013, Vol. 41 Issue 27, p17
The author explains the reasons the priority dates on petitions filed by Filipinos to have U.S. immigrant visas tend to move slow. He explains that a person's priority date is the petitioner's place in line for a visa. He adds that the priority date is established based on the date the petition was filed or the date the Program Electronic Management Review System (PERM) application was accepted by the U.S. Department of Labor, for employment cases.


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