Caseloads at many USCIS facilities have seen an unprecedented rise in the past few years. The steady increase in immigrant and non-immigrant visa petitions have generated a severe backlog that in turn delayed the timely processing of those petitions. USCIS has adopted several approaches to deal with this problem. One way to deal with was to suspend the premium processing. Before Feb 2019 of those petitions wherein, the applicant could receive an expedited response. Lately, USCIS announced the transfer of several Cases relating to Form I-130, Petition for the Alien Relative registered in the Vermont service center to be moved to the California and Nebraska Service Centers to cope with the heavy workload.
Do which cases/petitions be moved to another USCIS Service Center?
I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancé.
I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker.
I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjustment of Status.
I-821D/I-765, Consideration of deferred action for Childhood Arrivals/ Application for Employment Authorization.
How can you be affected if your case was moved to another service center? Previously, USCIS utilized to issue web alerts for every move. Nevertheless, you’re mail notification for your personal case move. You should use your receipt number to track your specific request. Things to know: The receipt number of your case will remain the exact same even when your case has been transferred.
In case your petition has been moved, you’ll be given a notice from USCIS list your move date and the name of the service center where your case is going to be processed. No delay in the processing time, excluding the additional time necessary to move your case. The way to track and follow your case? Here is what you want to know about monitoring your case if it gets moved from the service center you filed a petition to another service center. You may still track updates on the progress and status of your case. Keep your receipt number useful while contacting using USCIS. Utilize the receipt number offered from the USCIS to track the status of your case. Case Status could be monitored here.
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