Visa Bulletin

Application Final Action Dates July 2018

State Department released the July 2018 Visa Bulletin that shows the visa bulletin cutoff dates for green card applicants from retrogressed countries. This chart indicates the cut off date for final actions on pending I-485 applications.

Shown below are the visa bulletin cutoff dates for the last 12 months from today. To keep track of activity around your priority date, subscribe to the Green Card Dashboard.


Category Cutoff Date
(July 2018 Visa Bulletin)
Cutoff Date
(Previous Bulletin)
EB2 China01 January 2015 01 September 2014
EB2 India15 March 2009 26 December 2008
EB3 China01 January 2013 01 June 2015
EB3 India01 November 2008 01 May 2008
EB3 MexicoCurrent 
EB3 Philippines01 January 2017 01 January 2017
EB3 ROWCurrent 


Employment-Based Visa Bulletin Cutoff Dates for Last 12 Months