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.