• December 2014 Visa Bulletin: Advancements for EB-3 China and Worldwide
  • November 12, 2014
  • Law Firm: Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP - New York Office
  • According to the State Department’s December Visa Bulletin, the EB-3 subcategory for professionals and skilled workers will move ahead by five months for most countries with the exception of India. EB-3 China will advance to June 1, 2010 and EB-3 worldwide will advance to November 1, 2012 for most other countries. EB-3 India will move ahead by just one week, to December 1, 2003.

    As expected, EB-2 China will advance by three weeks, to January 1, 2010, and EB-2 India will remain at February 15, 2005.

    December 2014 Priority Date Cut-Offs

    In December 2014, EB immigrant visa priority date cut-offs will be:

    EB-1
    Current for all countries.

    EB-2
    China: January 1, 2010
    India: February 15, 2005
    All other countries: Current

    EB-3 Professionals and Skilled Workers
    China: June 1, 2010
    India: December 1, 2003
    All other countries: November 1, 2012

    EB-3 Other Workers
    China: July 22, 2005
    India: December 1, 2003
    All other countries: November 1, 2012

    EB-5
    Current for all countries and subcategories.