State Department Releases December 2019 Visa Bulletin

According to the Department of State’s December Visa Bulletin, EB-1 cutoff dates for issuance of an immigrant visa will advance to July 15, 2018 for all countries except India and China.  China will advance to May 15, 2017, and India will remain at January 1, 2015. 

EB-2 and EB-3 worldwide will remain current, while China will advance to June 22, 2015 in the EB-2 category, and India will advance two days to May 15, 2009.  There is no advancement for China or India in the EB-3 category.  China will remain at November 1, 2015 and India will remain at January 1, 2009. 

USCIS has not yet announced whether it will continue the use of the Dates for Filing chart in December, as it has for the past two months.  The Dates for Filing will become current in the EB-1 category for all countries except India and China, but other dates remain unchanged from last month.