Visa Family Category F2A Becoming Current!
On May 17, 2019, the U.S. State Department announced that the family 2A category (spouses and unmarried children of lawful permanent residents) will become current for the first time in many years.
The State Department’s Charlie Oppenheim who is responsible for the monthly Visa Bulletin announced this momentous development at the Immigration Conference of the Federal Bar Association in Austin, Texas.
Currently, the family 2A category is backlogged approximately 2 years. Spouses and Children in the U.S. will be able to file Form I-485 ( applications for adjustment of status) starting July 1, 2019.