Department of State February 2017 Visa Bulletin Summary

The Department of State has released the February 2017 Visa Bulletin.  D&S provides a Monthly Summary of the family and employment-based priority dates.  For the employment-based preference categories, Application Filing dates remain unchanged.

EB-3 India advanced 1 week to March 22, 2005 and EB-2 India remains unchanged at April 15, 2008.  EB-2 China, progressed 1 month to November 15, 2012 and EB-3 China progressed 3 weeks to October 1, 2013.  

Final Action dates for EB-3 Worldwide and EB-3 Mexico progressed 2 months to October 1, 2016 and EB-3 Philippines progressed just under 3 months to October 15, 2011.

EB-5 China Final Action dates progressed 1 week to April 15, 2014

As of today, January 12, 2017, USCIS has not advised whether, in February 2017, it will accept adjustment of status applications for family and employment-based petitions based on final action dates or application filing dates.