Indian EB-2 i485 make 97% of total pending applications
USCIS has shared real data on currently PENDING Green card applications that have already filed i485 form as of July 2018.
Number of people who have already filed their i-485 to adjust status to permanent resident.
|EB2 Backlog||India||China||World (Includes India, China)|
Only 227 cases of priority date of 2008 are pending for Indian EB2.
So, there are very good chances that Green card priority date will finish 2008 numbers in new season assuming no more EB3 to EB2 conversion have happened.
On the other hand, that Indian EB2 green card priority date queue might just touch the first couple of months in the new Green Card 2018-2019 season, as it did briefly in July 2018.
2009 EB2 India pending i485 – Take years to clear
Going by the trend, the 10,831 cases pending for year 2009 means that it will take at-least 3-4 years to clear 2009 EB2 Indian backlog!
As a matter of fact, EB2 India has been just hovering around 2008 for last 4 years!
Compare with employment based Indian EB2 getting only 7% quota per year and 97% pending in just 2009!
Indian's hope of seeing a Green card in their whole life are getting dimmer each passing day!
EB2 India GC priority date prediction for 2019
Looking at the data as shared above, there are NO hopes of Indian EB2 GC queue even moving past Feb 2019 from Sep 2018 to Aug 2019 USCIS calendar.