The December 2017 DOS Visa Bulletin “Final Action” chart for employment-based preference cases contains some important updates as we enter the 3rd month of the government’s fiscal year (FY2018). All qualified EB-1 Priority Workers will remain current for the third consecutive month. EB-2 “Members of the Professions Holding Advanced Degrees or Persons of Exceptional Ability” for All Chargeability areas, Mexico, El Salvador / Guatemala / Honduras, and the Philippines will continue to remain current. EB-2 China will advance 2 weeks to a cut-off date of July 1, 2013 while EB-3 “Professionals/Skilled Workers” for China will advance 5 weeks to March 8, 2014. EB-2 India will progress 3 weeks to a cut-off date of November 1, 2008 while EB-3 India will experience no change. We will continue monitoring the monthly Visa Bulletin and provide updates regarding further developments.