The February 2018 DOS Visa Bulletin “Final Action” chart for employment-based preference cases contains some important updates as we enter the 5th month of FY2018. All qualified EB-1 Priority Workers will remain current. 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 3 weeks to a cut-off date of October 1, 2013 while EB-3 “Professionals/Skilled Workers” for China will progress 5 months to September 15, 2014. EB-2 India will advance 2 weeks to a cut-off date of December 8, 2008 while EB-3 India will progress 1 month to December 1, 2006. EB-3 Philippines will advance 2 weeks to March 1, 2016. Continue monitoring the Blog for further developments.