Below is a visa bulletin chart, tracking all cutoff dates for Family-Sponsored categories for the past five years. That's a lot of data displayed in one graph! You can zoom in and out, or see the actual cut-off date for any category by moving your mouse over a data point. For more information, please go to our Visa Bulletin Toolbox.
Click here to see VB Graphs for Employment-Based Categories.
Although future visa bulletins are essentially unpredictable, the VB tracker does provide an easy way to see the full history of cutoff dates movement. For categories suffering heavy retrogression, such as China and India, applicants can study the overall trend using the chart. From time to time the Department of State also offers their predictions on future visa availability.