January 2016 Visa Bulletin

The Department of State's January 2016 Visa Bulletin is posted at travel state. Most of the family-based preference categories advanced between 4 to 6 weeks, except categories F2B (Mexico) and F4 (Mexico) remained the same and category F1 (Philippines) advanced 6 months.

The “Dates for Filing Family-Sponsored Visa Application” for family-bases cases have advanced a few months, except most categories for Mexico and the Philippines remained the same as last month. Family-based adjustment of status applicants may use the "Dates for Filing Visa Applications" chart in the January 2016 Visa Bulletin (see http://www.uscis.gov/visabulletininfo).