Visa Bulletin

Application Final Action Dates August 2017

State Department released the August 2017 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
(August 2017 Visa Bulletin)
Cutoff Date
(Previous Bulletin)
EB2 China22 April 2013 22 March 2013
EB2 India22 July 2008 22 July 2008
EB3 China01 January 2012 01 January 2012
EB3 India15 July 2006 15 February 2006
EB3 MexicoCurrent 08 June 2017
EB3 Philippines01 June 2015 15 May 2014
EB3 ROWCurrent 08 June 2017

Employment-Based Visa Bulletin Cutoff Dates for Last 12 Months

Posted by bkrishnan 20 Jul 2017

I created a quick page to compare the movements of EB-1 / EB-2 / EB-3. I use it myself to see how EB-2 porting will help me:

Site also updated with all other countries (China, Mexcio, ROW etc.). Use the menu to change countries.

Any feedback is appreciated.

Posted by FlatDog 31 Jul 2017

This is great! Can you contact me as I have some ideas we could collaborate on? (email: aldousapps @

Posted by cravik05 31 Jul 2017

Can anyone please add EB-2 for philippines as well

Posted by bkrishnan 31 Jul 2017


You can directly go to the Phillippines info here:

By the way, you can change to any country on the menu.