January 2019 Visa Bulletin Reports EB-5 Category Currently Unavailable
Friday, December 14, 2018 - The U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Consular Affairs has released the Visa Bulletin for the month of January 2019. The January 2019 Visa Bulletin has listed the EB-5 visa category as "unavailable" (U) for issuance as a result of the pending reauthorization deadline (December 21, 2018).
As we recently reported, the Continuing Resolution was signed on December 7, 2018, which extended the EB-5 Regional Center Program until December 21, 2018. When/if there is legislative action extending into 2019 the final action dates will become "current" (C) for all countries with the exception of China-mainland born which would be subject to a September 1, 2014 final action date and Vietnam, which would be subject to a June, 1, 2016 final action date.