Processing Dates for Employment-Based Visa Applications

Employment Based Priority Dates : For January 2016

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

Employment-Based All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed CHINA – Mainland Born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 01FEB12 01FEB08 C C
3rd 01OCT15 01JUL12 15MAY04 01OCT15 01NOV07
Other Workers 01OCT15 01DEC06 15MAY04 01OCT15 01NOV07
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers U U U U U
5th Non-Regional Center (C5 and T5) C 08JAN14 C C C
5th Regional Center (I5 and R5) U U U U U

B. DATES FOR FILING OF EMPLOYMENT-BASED VISA APPLICATIONS

Employment-Based All Chargeability Areas Except Those Listed CHINA – Mainland Born INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st C C C C C
2nd C 01JAN13 01JUL09 C C
3rd 01JAN16 01OCT13 01JUL05 01JAN16 01JAN10
Other Workers 01JAN16 01JAN07 01JUL05 01JAN16 01JAN10
4th C C C C C
Certain Religious Workers C C C C C
5th Non-Regional Center (C5 and T5) C 01MAY15 C C C
5th Regional Center (I5 and R5) U 01MAY15 U U U

Note: C – Current, U – Unavailable


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