Visa Bulletin

Application Final Action Dates November 2016

State Department released the November 2016 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
(November 2016 Visa Bulletin)
Cutoff Date
(Previous Bulletin)
EB2 China15 July 2012 15 February 2012
EB2 India01 November 2007 15 January 2007
EB3 China15 April 2013 22 January 2013
EB3 India08 March 2005 01 March 2005
EB3 Mexico01 July 2016 01 June 2016
EB3 Philippines01 April 2011 01 December 2010
EB3 ROW01 July 2016 01 June 2016