March 2019 Visa Bulletin – EB-2 India Moves Forward Three Days

This post, March 2019 Visa Bulletin – EB-2 India Moves Forward Three Days,  by Courtland C. Witherup, first appeared on  at https://www.huntonimmigrationlawblog.com/.

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 March Visa Bulletin, including Final Action Dates and changes from the previous month.

  • China: EB-1 moves forward two weeks to February 22, 2017, EB-2 jumps ahead three months to January 1, 2016, and EB-3 creeps forward one week to July 8, 2015
  • India: EB-1 advances two weeks to February 22, 2017, EB-2 crawls forward three days to April 9, 2009, and EB-3 continues to outpace EB-2, advancing one month to May 22, 2009
  • Philippines: EB-1 moves forward one month to January 1, 2018, EB-2 remains current, and EB-3 jumps ahead four months to December 1, 2017
  • All Other Countries: EB-1 remains backlogged, but moves forward one month to January 1, 2018, EB-2 and EB-3 remain current

NOTE: USCIS has not yet announced if they will accept I-485 applications in March based on the Department of State’s Dates for Filing chart.

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