Jun 20 2018

July 2018 Visa Bulletin

Department of State released the July 2018 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here.

Note: USCIS has designated the Final Actions Dates chart for employment based adjustment of status applications within the U.S. for July 2018.

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 remain at 01/01/2012. All other EB1 remain current.
  • EB2 China moved forward four months from 09/01/2014 to 01/01/2015. EB2 India moved forward nearly three months from 12/26/2008 to 03/15/2009. All other EB2 remain current.
  • EB3 China retrogressed more than two years from 06/01/2015 to 01/01/2013. EB3 India moved forward six months from 05/01/2008 to 11/01/2008. EB3 Philippines remains at 01/01/2017. All other EB3 remain current.
  • EB5 China remains at 08/01/2014. All other EB5 remain current.

Updated 06/20/2018