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12/17/2014: Any Impact of Immigration Executive Actions on Priority Date Movements Ahead?
No. AILA reports from its communication with Mr. Oppenheim of the State Department that the immigration executive action will not impact cut-off date movement ahead. Even though the Executive Actions included in broad plans 'preregistration' of adjustment of status applications (I-485) with accompanying benefits of EAD applications for people waiting for the priority dates, the impact will be limited to USCIS filings and will not allow them to apply for immigrant visas until their priority dates become current. For the reason, it will not affect the priority dates.
Still, initiation of the preregistration of I-485 with accompanying EAD application opportunies would give a tremendous benefits to the foreign workers, particularly their accompanying family members, but the USCIS failed to include this part of the immigration actions in its initial announcement of its plans. Considering, however, that the initial announcement did not necessarily cover all the actions the USCIS would take as part of the Obams immigration actions, it appears that the relief of 'preregistration of I-485 applications for the visa number waiters' may be forthcoming, albeit not necessarily in priority.
It is thus imperative that for the foreign workers and their family members to get relief from the current 'choked' employment-based immigration system, the Republican Congress should work hard next year to pass employment-based immigration reform bills and the President should sign such bills. Otherwise, these 'legal' immigrants will suffer from the chocked legal employment-based immigration systems even for decades to come, waiting in the endless long lines.