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December 2018 Department of State Visa Bulletin

The visa bulletin is out at this link: December 2018

For the Date for Filing, employment-based categories are as follows: EB-1 is at June 1, 2018 for all countries except China and India (October 1, 2017); EB-2 is current for all countries except  China (September 8, 2015) and India (May 22, 2009); EB-3 is current for all countries except China (December 1, 2015), India (January 1, 2010) and the Philippines (August 1, 2017);  EB-3 other workers is current for all countries except China (June  1, 2008), India (January 1, 2010) and the Philippines (August 1, 2017); EB-4 and religious worker visas are current for all countries except El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras (May 1, 2016); and EB-5 non-regional centers and regional centers are current for all countries except China (October 1, 2014).  Family based petitions are backlogged, with the most recent date at December 1, 2017 for F2A (spouses and children under 21 of lawful permanent residents) and the longest queue for Philippines F4 (brothers and sisters of U.S. Citizens) at April 22, 1997.