The following priority dates determine whether an applicant may file for permanent residency during the month of March 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 December 15, 2012 Advanced 1 month
EB-2 India June 1, 2008 Advanced 6 weeks
EB-2 Mexico Current Unchanged
EB-2 Philippines Current Unchanged
EB-3 Worldwide December 1, 2016 Advanced 2 months
EB-3 China March 15, 2014 Advanced 5.5 months
EB-3 India March 22, 2005 Unchanged
EB-3 Mexico December 1, 2016 Advanced 2 months
EB-3 Philippines March 15, 2012 Advanced 5 months