The following priority dates determine whether an applicant may file for permanent residency during the month of February 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 November 15, 2012 Advanced 1 month
EB-2 India April 15, 2008 Unchanged
EB-2 Mexico Current Unchanged
EB-2 Philippines Current Unchanged
EB-3 Worldwide October 1, 2016 Advanced 2 months
EB-3 China October 1, 2013 Advanced 3 weeks
EB-3 India March 22, 2005 Advanced 1 week
EB-3 Mexico October 1, 2016 Advanced 2 months
EB-3 Philippines October 15, 2011 Advanced 2.75 months