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Priority Dates

Employment Based

Employment Based Priority Dates : For June 2018

A.  APPLICATION FINAL ACTION DATES FOR EMPLOYMENT-BASED PREFERENCE CASES

Employment-
based
All Chargeability
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-
mainland
born
EL SALVADOR
GUATEMALA
HONDURAS
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES VIETNAM
1st C 01JAN12 C 01JAN12 C C C
2nd C 01SEP14 C 26DEC08 C C C
3rd C 01JUN15 C 01MAY08 C 01JAN17 C
Other Workers C 01MAY07 C 01MAY08 C 01JAN17 C
4th C C 15DEC15 C 22OCT16 C C
Certain Religious Workers C C 15DEC15 C 22OCT16 C C
5th Non-Regional Center
(C5 and T5)
C 01AUG14 C C C C 01AUG14
5th Regional Center
(I5 and R5)
C 01AUG14 C C C C 01AUG14

B. DATES FOR FILING OF EMPLOYMENT-BASED VISA APPLICATIONS

Employment-
based
All Chargeability
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-
mainland
born
EL SALVADOR
GUATEMALA
HONDURAS
INDIA MEXICO  PHILIPPINES 
1st C C C C C C
2nd C 01FEB15 C 01APR09 C C
3rd C 01JAN16 C 01SEP08 C 01JUL17
Other Workers C 01JUN08 C 01SEP08 C 01JUL17
4th C C 15APR16 C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C 15APR16 C C C
5th Non-Regional Center
(C5 and T5)
C 01SEP14 C C C C
5th Regional Center
(I5 and R5)
C 01SEP14 C C C C
Family Based

Family Based Priority Dates : For June 2018

A. APPLICATION FINAL ACTION DATES FOR FAMILY-SPONSORED PREFERENCE CASES

Family-
Sponsored 
All Chargeability
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-mainland
born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES 
F1 08APR11 08APR11 08APR11 01JUN97 22MAR06
F2A 08JUN16 08JUN16 08JUN16 08MAY16 08JUN16
F2B 22JUN11 22JUN11 22JUN11 15FEB97 15JAN07
F3 15MAR06 15MAR06 15MAR06 01OCT95 08APR95
F4 22OCT04 22OCT04 15MAR04 08JAN98 22FEB95

B. DATES FOR FILING FAMILY-SPONSORED VISA APPLICATIONS

Family-
Sponsored 
All Chargeability
Areas Except
Those Listed
CHINA-
mainland
born
INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES 
F1 08JAN12 08JAN12 08JAN12 15JUL98 08OCT07
F2A 22SEP17 22SEP17 22SEP17 22SEP17 22SEP17
F2B 08SEP11 08SEP11 08SEP11 22MAY97 08SEP07
F3 08SEP06 08SEP06 08SEP06 22SEP98 22JUL95
F4 01APR05 01APR05 01DEC04 08MAY98 15OCT95
Diversity Visa

Diversity Visa Priority Dates : For June 2018

Region All DV Chargeability Areas Except
Those Listed Separately
AFRICA 28,300 Except:
Egypt:      18,150
Ethiopia:  26,000
ASIA 7,800 Except:
Nepal:     5,900
EUROPE 20,300
NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS) 16
OCEANIA 1,100
SOUTH AMERICA,
and the CARIBBEAN
1,275

The Diversity (DV) Immigrant Category Rank Cut-Offs Which Will Apply in July

Region All DV Chargeability Areas Except
Those Listed Separately
AFRICA 38,000 Except:
Egypt:      19,700
ASIA 10,500 Except:
Nepal: 6,325
EUROPE 21,900
NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS) 18
OCEANIA 1,200
SOUTH AMERICA,
and the CARIBBEAN
1,425

Processing Dates

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