The following priority dates determine whether an applicant may file for permanent residency during the month of July 2016.

Category Country of Chargeability Priority Date Comment
EB-1 All Current Unchanged
EB-2 All Current Unchanged
EB-2 China January 1, 2010 Unchanged
EB-2 India November 1, 2004 Advances 1 month
EB-2 Mexico Current Unchanged
EB-2 Philippines Current Unchanged
EB-3 All March 1, 2016 Advances 2 weeks
EB-3 China January 1, 2010 Unchanged
EB-3 India October 22, 2004 Advances 1 month
EB-3 Mexico March 1, 2016 Advances 2 weeks
EB-3 Philippines February 15, 2009 Advances 3.5 months