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Immigrant Visa Priority Dates for September 2016

The US Department of State has released the Immigrant Visa Priority Dates (Immigrant Visas are required to obtain the Green Card, or Legal Permanent Status) for September 2016. Accordingly, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS will process I-485 Adjustment of Status Applications) and the Department of State (The Department of State will process immigrant visas, which will be used to enter the US and receive the Green Card) will be processing Green Card applications/visas for petitions (I-130, Labor Certification or I-140, I-360) filed, and therefore having a “Priority Date”, before the dates in the first table on this page.

 All Chargeability Areas Except Those ListedChina—Mainland BornEl Salvador Guatemala HondurasIndiaMexicoPhilippines
F1 (Unmarried Sons/Daughters of US Citizens)
+ 116d
+ 116d
+ 116d
+ 116d
+ 14d
+ 101d
F2A (Spouse & Children of Green Card Holders)
F2B (Unmarried Sons/Daughters of Green Card Holders)
+ 24d
+ 24d
+ 24d
+ 24d
+ 7d
+ 77d
F3 (Married Sons/Daughters of US Citizens)
+ 24d
+ 92d
F4 (Siblings of US Citizens)
+ 23d
+ 23d
+ 7d
+ 28d
EB1 (Extraordinary Ability)
EB2 (Professionals/Exceptional Ability)
+ 99d
EB3 (Skilled Workers)
+ 47d
+ 47d
+ 99d
+ 47d
+ 412d
EB3 (Other Workers)
+ 47d
+ 47d
+ 99d
+ 47d
+ 412d
EB4 (Special Immigrants)
EB4 (Religious Workers)
EB5 (Non-Regional Center)
EB5 (Regional Center)

For dates for filing visa applications with the Department of State, please see the “Dates for Filing” tables in the Visa Bulletin. For dates for filing adjustment of status applications with USCIS, please see USCIS’s tables. Please note that USCIS’s tables are released one to two weeks after the Visa Bulletin is issued.