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USDOS Announces February Priority Dates For Filing Permanent Residency Applications

January 24, 2018

The following priority dates determine whether an applicant may file for permanent residency during the month of February 2018.

Category Country of Chargeability Priority Date Comment
EB-1 Worldwide Current Unchanged
EB-1 China Current Unchanged
EB-1 India Current Unchanged
EB-1 Mexico Current Unchanged
EB-1 Philippines Current Unchanged
EB-2 Worldwide Current Unchanged
EB-2 China October 1, 2013 Advanced 7 weeks
EB-2 India December 8, 2008 Advanced 2 weeks
EB-2 Mexico Current Unchanged
EB-2 Philippines Current Unchanged
EB-3 Worldwide Current Unchanged
EB-3 China September 15, 2014 Advanced 5 months
EB-3 India December 1, 2006 Advanced 1 month
EB-3 Mexico Current Unchanged
EB-3 Philippines March 1, 2016 Advanced 2 weeks


Dan White leads the law practice at The Immigration Group, focusing exclusively on work visas and green cards for companies and their employees. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt Law School and his writings have appeared in the National Law Journal and the Tennessee Bar Journal. Clients include corporations nationwide and in more than 60 countries.