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AUgust 2018 ~ Priority Dates

IMPORTANT: Starting October 2015 there will be two dates in each category. The date on top in black type is the priority date for which CIS will grant permanent residence to eligible candidates in that month. The bottom date (in red parentheses) is the date for which CIS will accept applications for adjustment of status in this month.

 

Family WORLD*
CHINA-PRC INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st 22APR11   (08MAR12) 22APR11   (08MAR12) 22APR11   (08MAR12) 01AUG97   (01SEP98) 01JUN06   (15FEB08)
2A 22JUN16  (01DEC17) 22JUN16  (01DEC17) 22JUN16  (01DEC17) 08JUN16  (01DEC17)  22JUN16   (01DEC17)
2B 15AUG11   (08JAN12) 15AUG11   (08JAN12) 15AUG11   (08JAN12) 08MAR97   (08JUN97) 15FEB07   (15DEC07)
3rd 01MAY06  (22SEP06) 01MAY06  (22SEP06) 01MAY06  (22SEP06) 01DEC95  (08OCT98) 15APR95  (01AUG95)
4th 15NOV04  (01MAY05) 15NOV04  (01MAY05) 22MAR04   (01JAN05) 15JAN98   (01JUN98) 22MAR95   (01DEC95)

*All countries not specified.

 
 
 

September 2018 ~ Priority Dates

IMPORTANT:  Starting October 2015 there will be two dates in each category.  The date on top in black type is the priority date for which CIS will grant permanent residence to eligible candidates in that month. The bottom date (in red parentheses)  is the date for which CIS will accept applications for adjustment of status in this month.

 

 

WORLD* CHINA-PRC INDIA MEXICO PHILIPPINES
1st 08APR11   (08MAR12) 08APR11   (08MAR12) 08APR11   (08MAR12) 01AUG97   (01SEP98) 15NOV06   (15FEB08)
2A 22JUL16  (01DEC17) 22JUL16  (01DEC17) 22JUL16  (01DEC17) 01JUL16  (01DEC17)  22JUL16   (01DEC17)
2B 01NOV11   (22MAR14) 01NOV11   (22MAR14) 01NOV11   (22MAR14) 22APR97   (08JUN97) 22APR07   (15DEC07)
3rd 01MAY06  (22SEP06) 01MAY06  (22SEP06) 01MAY06  (22SEP06) 22DEC95  (08OCT98) 01JUN95  (01AUG95)
4th 08JAN05   (01MAY05) 08JAN05  (01MAY05) 08APR04   (01JAN05) 15JAN98   (01JUN98) 01JUN95   (01DEC95)

*All countries not specified.

** “C” means all priority dates are current.

First: Unmarried Sons and Daughters of Citizens: 23,400 plus any numbers not required for fourth preference.

Second: Spouses and Children, and Unmarried Sons and Daughters of Permanent Residents: 114,200, plus the number (if any) by which the worldwide family preference level exceeds 226,000, and any unused first preference numbers:

A. Spouses and Children not married and under age 21: 77% of the overall second preference limitation, of which 75% are exempt from the per-country limit;

B. Unmarried Sons and Daughters age 21 and over: 23% of the overall second preference limitation.

Third: Married Sons and Daughters of Citizens: 23,400, plus any numbers not required by first and second preferences.

Fourth: Brothers and Sisters of Adult Citizens: 65,000, plus any numbers not required by first three preferences.

Source: https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/law-and-policy/bulletin.html