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USDOS Announces May Priority Dates For Filing Permanent Residency Applications

April 21, 2017

The following priority dates determine whether an applicant may file for permanent residency during the month of May 2017.

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 February 8, 2013 Advanced 3 weeks
EB-2 India June 22, 2008 Unchanged
EB-2 Mexico Current Unchanged
EB-2 Philippines Current Unchanged
EB-3 Worldwide March 15, 2017 Advanced 1 month
EB-3 China October 1, 2014 Advanced 6 weeks
EB-3 India March 25, 2005 Advanced 1 day
EB-3 Mexico March 15, 2017 Advanced 1 month
EB-3 Philippines January 1, 2013 Advanced 3.5 months