State Department released the September 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 |
(September 2018 Visa Bulletin)
|Cutoff Date |
|EB2 China||01 January 2013||01 March 2015|
|EB2 India||01 January 2007||15 March 2009|
|EB3 China||01 November 2014||01 July 2014|
|EB3 India||01 January 2003||01 January 2009|
|EB3 Mexico||01 November 2016|
|EB3 Philippines||01 November 2016||01 June 2017|
|EB3 ROW||01 November 2016|
I think it is time to add EB1 tracker too. Looks like EB1 currency schedule has been totally ignored under the long standing assumption that the date is 'mostly' current. That assumption is not valid anymore per section H of the September 2018 Visa bulletin.