priority date

Definition of "priority date"
  1. The date when an immigration petition or a labor certification is initially filed, marking the petitioner's spot in the queue for a green card
How to use "priority date" in a sentence
  1. His priority date is still too recent to proceed with his green card application.
  2. The Visa Bulletin showed an advancement in the priority date cut-off.
  3. She had to check her priority date against the Visa Bulletin each month.

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