The March 2020 visa bulletin could very well have started a new trend. While EB-3 takes a beating and retrogresses worldwide, the rest of the employment visa categories made small forward movements.
The continued increase in demand for the EB-3 visa has led to this tremendous backlog. But in order to maintian schedules and revert back to current Priority dates, EB-3 ROW has retrogressed to January 1, 2017. India and China have moved forward to January 15, 2009 and March 22, 2016 respectively.
The demand for EB-5 continues to increase inspite of the increase in minimum investement. If you are looking to migrate to the US visa the EB-5 visa,here is what you need to know about the new changes.
As for the March 2020 visa bulltien, EB-5 visa pushed forward for both India and China. India moved up by seven weeks while China went up by four and a half months to May 2015. ROW remains current.
Per USCIS, all categories under family and employment based categories should use the Dates for Filing to further process their priority dates.
A detailed analysis of March 2020's visa bulletin is available on Path2USA.