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

Category Country of Chargeability Priority Date Comment
EB-1 All Current Unchanged
EB-2 All Current Unchanged
EB-2 China September 1, 2012 Unchanged
EB-2 India November 22, 2008 Advances 2 weeks
EB-2 Mexico Current Unchanged
EB-2 Philippines Current Unchanged
EB-3 All February 15, 2016 Unchanged
EB-3 China August 15, 2013 Unchanged
EB-3 India September 1, 2004 Advances 3 weeks
EB-3 Mexico February 15, 2016 Unchanged
EB-3 Philippines August 8, 2008 Advances 13 weeks