Jan 14 2019

February 2019 Visa Bulletin

of State released the February 2019 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of
the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here.

Note: USCIS has designated the Final Action Dates chart for employment-based adjustment of status applications within the U.S. for February 2019.

Below are some key changes for the employment-based preference categories this month:

Final Action Dates for Employment-Based Preference Cases:

  • EB1 for China and India
    have moved two months forward from 12/15/2016 to 02/08/2017. All other
    EB1 have also moved two months forward from 10/01/2017 to 12/01/2017.
  • EB2 China moved forward 2
    months from 08/01/2015 to 10/01/2015. EB2 for India moved forward 5 days from
    04/01/2009 to 04/06/2009. All other EB2 remain current.
  • EB3 China moved forward 3
    weeks from 06/08/2015 at 07/01/2015. EB3 India moved forward 7 weeks from
    03/01/2009 to 04/22/2009. EB3 Philippines moved forward 5 weeks from 06/22/2017
    to 08/01/2017. All other EB3 remain current.
  • EB5 China remains current
    at 09/01/2014. EB5 Vietnam moved forward two weeks from 06/01/2016 to 06/15/2016.
    All other EB5 remain current.

Updated 01/23/2019