The Visa Bulletin is released monthly by the Department of State and is used to determine when a sponsored foreign national can submit the final step of the green card process. The complete visa bulletin can be found here.
Below is a summary of the June Visa Bulletin, including Final Action Dates and changes from the previous month.
- China: EB-1 remains stalled at February 22, 2017, EB-2 leaps forward nearly three months to August 1, 2016 and EB-3 advances over three weeks to September 15, 2015
- India: EB-1 falls to January 1, 2015, EB-2 crawls ahead three days to April 19, 2009, and EB-3 freezes at July 1, 2009
- Philippines: EB-1 moves forward seven weeks April 22, 2018, EB-2 remains current, and EB-3 gallops ahead five months to November 1, 2018
- All Other Countries: EB-1 marches ahead seven weeks to April 22, 2018, EB-2 and EB-3 remain current
NOTE: USCIS has not yet announced if it will accept I-485 applications in June based on the Department of State’s Dates for Filing chart. In previous months, applicants must use the Final Action Dates chart summarized above.