//October 2018 Visa Bulletin

October 2018 Visa Bulletin

EB1 is backed up for everyone. The priority date is April 1, 2017 for all areas except China and India, which are backed up to June 1, 2016.  For individuals who are interviewed at USCIS during this time, post-interview the file will be sent to the National Benefits Center awaiting a current visa number.  The September Visa Bulletin suggested that little forward movement is anticipated before December.

The October 2018 visa bulletin jumped forward in EB2 as is common at the beginning of the visa year. It lists the following EB2 and EB3 final action dates:

EB-2 Worldwide and all areas except India and China: Action Date = current
EB-2 India: Action Date = March 26, 2009
EB-2 China: Action Date = April 1, 2015

EB-3 Worldwide and all areas except India and China: Action Date = current
EB-3 India: Action Date = January 1, 2009
EB-3 China: Action Date = June 1, 2015

For Family Cases, the F2A final action date shifted to August 22, 2016 for all areas, except Mexico, which is August 1, 2016.

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