January 2017 Visa Bulletin

January 2017 Visa Bulletin

For the month of January 2017, USCIS designates the following:

For Family-Sponsored Filings:
You must use the Dates for Filing Family-Sponsored Visa Applications chart in the Department of State Visa Bulletin for January 2017.

For Employment-Based Preference Filings:
You must use the Final Action Dates chart in the Department of State Visa Bulletin for January 2017.

 

A. Final Action Dates for Filing

EMPLOYMENT-BASED PREFERENCES

Employ-
ment
based

All Charge-
ability 
Areas Except
Those Listed

CHINA-
mainland 
born

EL SALVADOR
GUATEMALA
HONDURAS

INDIA

MEXICO

1st

C

C

C

C

C

2nd

C

15OCT12

C

15APR08

C

3rd

01AUG16 

08SEP13

01AUG16 

15MAR05 

01AUG16

Other Workers

01AUG16 

01DEC05

01AUG16 

15MAR05

01AUG16

4th

C

C

15JUL15

C

15JUL15

Certain Religious Workers

C

C

15JUL15

C

15JUL15

5th
Non-Regional
Center
(C5 and T5)

C

08APR14

C

C

C

5th
Regional
Center
(I5 and R5)

C

08APR14

C

C

C

 

FAMILY-SPONSORED PREFERENCES

Family-
Sponsored 

All Chargeability 
Areas Except
Those Listed

CHINA-mainland 
born

INDIA

MEXICO

PHILIPPINES 

F1

08JAN10

08JAN10

08JAN10

22APR95 

01OCT05

F2A

22MAR15

22MAR15

22MAR15

08MAR15

22MAR15

F2B

08JUN10

08JUN10

08JUN10

15OCT95

08APR06

F3

01MAR05

01MAR05

01MAR05

15DEC94

01SEP94

F4

22JAN04

22NOV03

15MAY03

15MAY97

08JUN93

 

B. Dates for Filing 

EMPLOYMENT-BASED PREFERENCES

Employment-
based

All Chargeability 
Areas Except
Those Listed

CHINA-
mainland 
born

INDIA

MEXICO 

PHILIPPINES 

1st

C

C

C

C

C

2nd

C

01MAR13

22APR09 

C

C

3rd

C

01MAY14

01JUL05

C

01SEP13

Other Workers

C

01AUG09

01JUL05

C

01SEP13

4th

C

C

C

C

C

Certain Religious Workers

C

C

C

C

C

5th
Non-Regional
Center
(C5 and T5)

C

15JUN14

C

C

C

5th
Regional
Center
(I5 and R5)

C

15JUN14

C

C

C

 

FAMILY-SPONSORED PREFERENCES

Family-
Sponsored 

All Chargeability 
Areas Except
Those Listed

CHINA-
mainland 
born

INDIA

MEXICO

PHILIPPINES 

F1

01JAN11

01JAN11

01JAN11

01JUN95

01MAY06

F2A

22NOV15

22NOV15

22NOV15 

22NOV15 

22NOV15

F2B

08FEB11

08FEB11

08FEB11

01JUN96

01FEB07

F3

22AUG05

22AUG05

22AUG05

01MAY95

01JAN95

F4

01JUL04

01JUL04

01MAY04

01DEC97

01APR94

 

 

Source: US Department of State, January 2017

 

 

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