UNITED STATES (Oct. 12, 2017) – November Visa Bulletin: Modest advancement in EB-2, EB-3 categories
Priority cutoff dates will advance modestly in the China EB-2 and India EB-2 categories, according to the November Visa Bulletin. Priority cutoff dates will also advance modestly in the China EB-3 and Philippines EB-3 categories. The advancement comes after more significant advancement across a number of categories in the October Visa Bulletin, the first of the federal fiscal year.
Key movements in cutoff dates:
- China EB-2 will advance by three weeks to June 15, 2013, while China EB-3 will advance by one month to Feb. 1, 2014.
- India EB-2 will advance by three weeks to Oct. 8, 2008, while India EB-3 will remain set at Oct. 15, 2006.
- Philippines EB-3 will advance by six weeks to Jan. 15, 2016.
The State Department also released its Dates for Filing chart for November 2017. Applicants seeking to file for adjustment of status are reminded that the Dates for Filing chart does not take effect unless U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services confirms that it does via a web posting in the next week or so.