Department of State released the October 2018 Visa Bulletin. You can access the copy of the Visa Bulletin on the Department of State website here.
Note: USCIS has designated the Dates of Filing chart for employment-based adjustment of status applications within the U.S. for October 2018.
Below are some key changes for the employment-based preference categories this month:
Dates for Filing of Employment-Based Visa Applications:
- EB-1 China and India retrogressed from current to 10/01/2017. All other EB-1 retrogressed from current to 06/01/2018.
- EB2 China moved forward six weeks from 04/01/2015 to 06/15/2015. EB2 India remains at 05/22/2009. All other EB2 remain current.
- EB3 China retrogressed nearly five months from 01/01/2016 to 08/08/2015. EB3 India moved forward five months from 05/01/2009 to 10/01/2009. EB3 Philippines remains at 07/01/2017. All other EB3 remain current.
- EB5 China remains at 10/01/2014. All other EB5 remain current.