July 2018 EB-5 Visa Bulletin News

[dropcap]The[/dropcap] U.S. Department of State — Bureau of Consular Affairs has released the July 2018 EB-5 visa bulletin. The July 2018 EB-5 visa bulletin reveals one new change.

What’s the same?

Final action dates for EB-5 applicants from Mainland China and Vietnam are still August 1, 2014—the same as last month. All other countries remain current.

July 2018 employment category visa bulletin

What has changed?

Dates for filing for EB-5 applicants from Mainland China have moved up a month from June and are now October 1, 2014. All other countries, including Vietnam remain current. The date for filing is the date that an EB-5 investor can send in his or her adjustment of status application without having to wait for their priority date to become current.

July 2018 employment category visa bulletin

What is a priority date? A priority date is the date that the U.S. government receives an EB-5 applicant’s I-526 petition. Therefore, filing as early as possible can be very beneficial for an investor concerned about visa backlogs.

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