United States: July Visa Bulletin Update: USCIS to Honor Employment-Based Final Action Dates Only Next Month

In July, USCIS will only accept employment-based adjustment applications from foreign nationals with a priority date that is current for final action under the State Department's July Visa Bulletin.

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USCIS has determined that, next month, it will only accept employment-based adjustment of status applications from foreign nationals with a priority date that is current for final action under the State Department's July Visa Bulletin

Employment-Based Priority Date Cut-offs for July 2017 To be eligible to file an employment-based adjustment application in July, employer-sponsored foreign nationals must have a priority date that is earlier than the date listed below for their preference category and country. 

FINAL ACTION CUT-OFF DATES FOR JULY 2017

EB-1
 
China: January 1, 2012
India: January 1, 2012
All other countries: Current

EB-2
China: March 22, 2013
India: July 22, 2008
All other countries: Current

EB-3
Professionals and Skilled Workers
China: January 1, 2012
India: February 15, 2006
Philippines: May 15, 2014
All other countries: June 8, 2017

EB-3
Other Workers
 
China: July 15, 2006
India: February 15, 2006
Philippines: May 15, 2014
All other countries: June 8, 2017

EB-5 China: June 8, 2014
Current for all other countries.

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