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

Category Country of Chargeability Priority Date Comment
EB-1 Worldwide Current Unchanged
EB-1 China January 1, 2012 Unchanged
EB-1 India January 1, 2012 Unchanged
EB-1 Mexico Current Unchanged
EB-1 Philippines Current Unchanged
EB-2 Worldwide April 1, 2015 Retrogressed 27 months
EB-2 China April 13, 2013 Advanced 3 weeks
EB-2 India July 22, 2008 Unchanged
EB-2 Mexico April 1, 2015 Retrogressed 27 months
EB-2 Philippines April 1, 2015 Retrogressed 27 months
EB-3 Worldwide Current Advanced 5 weeks
EB-3 China January 1, 2012 Unchanged
EB-3 India July 15, 2006 Advanced 4.5 months
EB-3 Mexico Current Advanced 5 weeks
EB-3 Philippines June 1, 2015 Advanced 11.5 months