January 2018 Visa Bulletin Released

12/18/2017

On Friday, the Department of State released its preliminary Visa Bulletin for January 2018. Though unlikely, this information is subject to change from now until January 1, 2018. We will provide updates regarding any significant changes. Below is a breakdown of the projected final action dates for the EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 categories.

EB-1: All geographic regions are projected to remain current.

EB-2: India's final action date is expected to advance to November 22, 2008 and China's final action date is expected to advance to August 8, 2013. All remaining geographic regions will continue to have current final action dates.

EB-3: India's final action is expected to advance to November 1, 2006. China's final action date is expected to advance to April 15, 2014, and the final action date for the Philippines is expected to advance to February 15, 2016. All remaining geographic regions will continue to have current final action dates.

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