The following priority dates determine whether an applicant may file for permanent residency during the month of December 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 July 1, 2013 Advanced 2 weeks
EB-2 India November 1, 2008 Advanced 3 weeks
EB-2 Mexico Current Unchanged
EB-2 Philippines Current Unchanged
EB-3 Worldwide Current Unchanged
EB-3 China March 8, 2014 Advanced 5 weeks
EB-3 India October 15, 2006 Unchanged
EB-3 Mexico Current Unchanged
EB-3 Philippines January 15, 2016 Unchanged