Feb 18 2019

March 2019 Visa Bulletin

Department of State released the March 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 March 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 forward 14 days from 02/08/2017 to 02/22/2017. All other EB1 have moved forward 1 month from 12/01/2017 to 01/01/2018.
  • EB2 China moved forward 3 months from 10/01/2015 to 01/01/2016. EB2 for India moved forward 3 days from 04/06/2009 to 04/09/2009. All other EB2 remain current.
  • EB3 China moved forward 1 week from 07/01/2015 at 07/08/2015. EB3 India moved forward 1 month from 04/22/2009 to 05/22/2009. EB3 Philippines moved forward 4 months from 08/01/2017 to 12/01/2017. All other EB3 remain current.
  • EB5 China moved forward 1 week from 09/01/2014 to 09/08/2014. EB5 Vietnam moved forward 1 month from 06/15/2016 to 07/15/2016. All other EB5 remain current.

Updated 02/18/2019