October 2018 Visa Bulletin

Practice Areas

By Angelita Chavez-Halaka and Armando Escobedo

Summary

October 1, 2018 is the cutoff for employment-based first preference (EB-1) for India and China.

Employment- Based All Chargeability
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-
mainland
born
El SALVADOR
GUATEMALA
HONDURAS
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st 01JUN18 01OCT17 01JUN18 01OCT17 01JUN18 01JUN18
2nd C 15JUN15 C 22MAY09 C C
3rd C 08AUG15 C 01OCT09 C 01JUL17
Other Workers C 01JUN08 C 01OCT09 C 01JUL17
4th C C 01MAY16 C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C 01MAY16 C C C
5th
Non-Regional
Center
(C5 and T5)
C 01OCT14 C C C C
5th
Regional
Center
(I5 and R5)
C 01OCT14 C C C C

You may consider filing the Adjustment of Status application if your Priority Date is prior to October 1, 2017.

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