Apr 24 2019

May 2019 Visa Bulletin

The Department of State has released the May 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 May 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 remain at 02/22/2017.
    All other EB1 have moved forward 1 month from 02/01/2018 to 03/01/2018.
  • EB2 China moved forward 6 weeks from 04/01/2016
    to 05/16/2016. EB2 for India moved forward 4 days from 04/12/2009 to 04/16/2009. All
    other EB2 remain current.
  • EB3 China moved forward 3 weeks from 08/01/2015
    to 08/22/2015. EB3 India moved forward 1 week from 06/22/2009 to 07/01/2009.
    EB3 Philippines moved forward 3 months from 03/01/2018 to 06/01/2018. All other
    EB3 remain current.
  • EB5 China moved forward 1 week from 09/15/2014
    to 09/22/2014. EB5 Vietnam moved forward 1 month from 08/22/2016 to 09/22/2016.
    All other EB5 remain current.

Updated 04/18/2019