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Update: USCIS has Issued a “Notice to Disregard” its previously issued I-485 RFEs asking Derivative Beneficiaries for Principle Applicant Evidence

By Ashwin Sharma, Esq. 07/01/201

Our firm has received several “Notices to Applicants” from USCIS today which confirmed our prediction that USCIS had erroneously issued the large numbers of I-485 Requests for Evidence (RFE) requesting Principle Applicant evidence (letter from employer, etc) from Derivative Applicant spouses.  We thank USCIS for clarifying this situation quickly; these RFE’s caused a great deal of confusion among applicants and their attorneys, especially in light of the potential for upcoming PD movement.

The USCIS Notice to Applicant indicates the following:

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Department of Labor Issues PERM and Prevailing Wage Processing Time Report

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USCIS Processing Time Information for Vermont Service Center


USCIS Processing Time Information for our
Vermont Service Center

Posted: February 14, 2011

Instructions on Using the Table

Below is a chart that shows the Form Number, Form Name and Processing Times for all of the forms that are processed at that office. (Note that not all offices process all types of applications and petitions.)

Find the particular form number (in the left column) or form name (in the center column) in which you are interested. In the right column you will find either a timeframe in months or an exact date.

If the office is processing a particular type of application in less time than our processing goal, you will see the processing times expressed in months (for example, if the office is processing naturalization applications in less than our 5 month goal, the processing time will state “Five Months”). However, if that office is taking longer than our processing goal to handle the form type in question, you will see the filing date (e.g., “April 10, 2003”) of the last case we processed on the date the website chart was last updated. The charts are updated on or about the 15th day of each month.

IMPORTANT: If your receipt notice date is earlier then the processing date shown, we suggest you call our USCIS Customer Service Office at 1-800-375-5283 for assistance.

Please note that the processing times listed below for Form Number I-765 category (c)(8), based on a pending asylum application, only applies to an initial filing. The processing time for a renewal I-765 category (c)(8) is 3 Months.

We offer a variety of services after you file. For example, for most kinds of cases you can check the status of your case online.

 
Field Office Processing Dates for Vermont Service Center as of: December 31, 2010
Form Title Classification or Basis for Filing: Processing Timeframe:
I-102 Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure Record Initial issuance or replacement of a Form I-94 2.5 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker Blanket L 2
Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker E – Treaty traders and investors 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Visa to be issued abroad 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Change of status in the U.S. 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Extension of stay in the U.S. September 11, 2010
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1C – Nurses 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-2A – Temporary workers 1 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-2B – Other temporary workers 1 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-3 – Temporary trainees 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker L – Intracompany transfers 1 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker O – Extraordinary ability 2 Weeks
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker P – Athletes, artists, and entertainers 2 Weeks
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker Q – Cultural exchange visitors and exchange visitors participating in the Irish Peace process 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker R – Religious occupation 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker TN – North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) professional 2 Months
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e) K-1/K-2 – Not yet married – fiance and/or dependent child 5 Months
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e) K-3/K-4 – Already married – spouse and/or dependent child 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for a spouse or child under 21 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a brother or sister June 26, 2010
I-131 Application for Travel Document Refugee or asylee applying for a refugee travel document September 8, 2010
I-131 Application for Travel Document Permanent resident applying for a re-entry permit September 8, 2010
I-131 Application for Travel Document Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) dependent applying for advance parole 3 Months
I-131 Application for Travel Document Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) principal applying for advance parole 3 Months
I-131 Application for Travel Document All other applicants for advance parole 3 Months
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Extraordinary ability November 2, 2007
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Outstanding professor or researcher November 2, 2007
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Multinational executive or manager November 2, 2007
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability November 2, 2007
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Skilled worker or professional November 2, 2007
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Unskilled worker November 2, 2007
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability requesting a National Interest Waiver November 2, 2007
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Schedule A Nurses November 2, 2007
I-212 Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the U.S. After Deportation or Removal Readmission after deportation or removal 4 Months
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant All other special immigrants 5 Months
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) 5 Months
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant Religious workers 5 Months
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Employment-based adjustment applications August 14, 2010
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Under the Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) 4 Months
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Under the Indochinese Adjustment Act 4 Months
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Under the Nicaraguan and Central American Relief Act (NACARA) 4 Months
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Based on grant of asylum more than 1 year ago 4 Months
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Based on refugee admission more than 1 year ago 4 Months
I-526 Immigrant Petition By Alien Entrepreneur For use by an entrepreneur who wishes to immigrate to the United States 5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change status to the F or M academic or vocational student categories September 11, 2010
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change of status to H or L dependents September 11, 2010
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change Status to the J exchange visitor category September 11, 2010
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other change of status applications September 11, 2010
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of Stay for F or M academic or vocational students September 11, 2010
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of stay for H and L dependents September 11, 2010
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of Stay for J exchange visitors September 11, 2010
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other extension applications September 11, 2010
I-612 Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement Application for a waiver of the 2-year foreign residence requirement based on exceptional hardship or persecution 4 Months
I-730 Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition Petition for accompanying family members of a refugee or an asylee 5 Months
I-751 Petition to Remove the Conditions on Residence Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (spouses of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents 6 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on an approved asylum application [(a)(5)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a request by a qualified F-1 academic student. [(c)(3)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending asylum application [(c)(8)] 3 Weeks
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending I-485 adjustment application [(c)(9)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for El Salvador [(c)(19)(a)(12)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for Honduras/Nicaragua [(c)(19), (a)(12)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization All other applications for employment authorization 3 Months
I-817 Application for Family Unity Benefits Voluntary departure under the family unity program 6 Months
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status El Salvador extension 3 Months
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status El Salvador initial or late filing 3 Months
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status Honduras and Nicaragua extension 3 Months
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status Honduras and Nicaragua initial or late filing 3 Months
I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition To request further action on an a
pproved application or petition
3 Months
I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (immigrant investors) 6 Months
I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (immigrant investors) based on PL107-273 6 Months
I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card Initial issuance or replacement 3.5 Months
I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card 10-year renewal September 2, 2007
N-565 Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document U.S. citizen applying for a replacement of naturalization or citizenship certificate 6 Months
N-600 Application for Certification of Citizenship Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship 5 Months
N-643 Application for Certification of Citizenship on Behalf of an Adopted Child Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship on behalf of an adopted child July 14, 2010
 

USCIS Processing Time Information for Texas Service Center


USCIS Processing Time Information for our
Texas Service Center

Posted: February 14, 2011

Instructions on Using the Table

Below is a chart that shows the Form Number, Form Name and Processing Times for all of the forms that are processed at that office. (Note that not all offices process all types of applications and petitions.)

Find the particular form number (in the left column) or form name (in the center column) in which you are interested. In the right column you will find either a timeframe in months or an exact date.

If the office is processing a particular type of application in less time than our processing goal, you will see the processing times expressed in months (for example, if the office is processing naturalization applications in less than our 5 month goal, the processing time will state “Five Months”). However, if that office is taking longer than our processing goal to handle the form type in question, you will see the filing date (e.g., “April 10, 2003”) of the last case we processed on the date the website chart was last updated. The charts are updated on or about the 15th day of each month.

IMPORTANT: If your receipt notice date is earlier then the processing date shown, we suggest you call our USCIS Customer Service Office at 1-800-375-5283 for assistance.

Please note that the processing times listed below for Form Number I-765 category (c)(8), based on a pending asylum application, only applies to an initial filing. The processing time for a renewal I-765 category (c)(8) is 3 Months.

We offer a variety of services after you file. For example, for most kinds of cases you can check the status of your case online.

 
Field Office Processing Dates for Texas Service Center as of: December 31, 2010
Form Title Classification or Basis for Filing: Processing Timeframe:
I-102 Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure Record Initial issuance or replacement of a Form I-94 October 1, 2010
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker Blanket L D
ecember 29, 2007
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker E – Treaty traders and investors December 29, 2007
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Visa to be issued abroad December 29, 2007
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Change of status in the U.S. December 29, 2007
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Extension of stay in the U.S. December 29, 2007
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1C – Nurses December 29, 2007
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-2A – Temporary workers December 29, 2007
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-2B – Other temporary workers December 29, 2007
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-3 – Temporary trainees December 29, 2007
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker L – Intracompany transfers 1 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker O – Extraordinary ability December 29, 2007
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker P – Athletes, artists, and entertainers December 29, 2007
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker Q – Cultural exchange visitors and exchange visitors participating in the Irish Peace process December 29, 2007
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker R – Religious occupation December 29, 2007
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker TN – North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) professional December 29, 2007
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e) K-1/K-2 – Not yet married – fiance and/or dependent child 5 Months
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e) K-3/K-4 – Already married – spouse and/or dependent child 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for a spouse or child under 21 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a brother or sister 5 Months
I-131 Application for Travel Document Refugee or asylee applying for a refugee travel document 3 Months
I-131 Application for Travel Document Permanent resident applying for a re-entry permit 3 Months
I-131 Application for Travel Document Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) dependent applying for advance parole 3 Months
I-131 Application for Travel Document Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) principal applying for advance parole 3 Months
I-131 Application for Travel Document All other applicants for advance parole 3 Months
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Extraordinary ability August 14, 2010
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Outstanding professor or researcher August 14, 2010
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Multinational executive or manager August 14, 2010
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability August 14, 2010
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Skilled worker or professional August 14, 2010
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Unskilled worker August 14, 2010
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability requesting a National Interest Waiver August 14, 2010
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Schedule A Nurses August 14, 2010
I-212 Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the U.S. After Deportation or Removal Readmission after deportation or removal May 2, 2009
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant All other special immigrants 5 Months
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) May 2, 2009
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant Religious workers 5 Months
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Employment-based adjustment applications July 24, 2010
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Under the Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) 4 Months
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Under the Indochinese Adjustment Act 4 Months
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Under the Nicaraguan and Central American Relief Act (NACARA) 4 Months
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Based on grant of asylum more than 1 year ago 4 Months
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Based on refugee admission more than 1 year ago 4 Months
I-526 Immigrant Petition By Alien Entrepreneur For use by an entrepreneur who wishes to immigrate to the United States October 1, 2008
I-612 Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement Application for a waiver of the 2-year foreign residence requirement based on exceptional hardship or persecution 4 Months
I-730 Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition Petition for accompanying family members of a refugee or an asylee 5 Months
I-751 Petition to Remove the Conditions on Residence Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (spouses of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents July 1, 2008
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on an approved asylum application [(a)(5)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a request by a qualified F-1 academic student. [(c)(3)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending asylum application [(c)(8)] 3 Weeks
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending I-485 adjustment application [(c)(9)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for El Salvador [(c)(19)(a)(12)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for Honduras/Nicaragua [(c)(19), (a)(12)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization All other applications for employment authorization 3 Months
I-817 Application for Family Unity Benefits Voluntary departure under the family unity program 6 Months
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status El Salvador extension 3 Months
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status El Salvador initial or late filing 3 Months
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status Honduras and Nicaragua extension 3 Months
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status Honduras and Nicaragua initial or late filing 3 Months
I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition To request further action on an approved application or petition July 3, 2010
I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card Initial issuance or replacement June 2, 2010
I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card 10-year renewal October 1, 2009
N-565 Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document U.S. citizen applying for a replacement of naturalization or citizenship certificate 6 Months
N-600 Application for Certification of Citizenship Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship 5 Months
 

USCIS Processing Time Information for Nebraska Service Center


USCIS Processing Time Information for our
Nebraska Service Center

Posted: February 14, 2011

Instructions on Using the Table

Below is a chart that shows the Form Number, Form Name and Processing Times for all of the forms that are processed at that office. (Note that not all offices process all types of applications and petitions.)

Find the particular form number (in the left column) or form name (in the center column) in which you are interested. In the right column you will find either a timeframe in months or an exact date.

If the office is processing a particular type of application in less time than our processing goal, you will see the processing times expressed in months (for example, if the office is processing naturalization applications in less than our 5 month goal, the processing time will state “Five Months”). However, if that office is taking longer than our processing goal to handle the form type in question, you will see the filing date (e.g., “April 10, 2003”) of the last case we processed on the date the website chart was last updated. The charts are updated on or about the 15th day of each month.

IMPORTANT: If your receipt notice date is earlier then the processing date shown, we suggest you call our USCIS Customer Service Office at 1-800-375-5283 for assistance.

Please note that the processing times listed below for Form Number I-765 category (c)(8), based on a pending asylum application, only applies to an initial filing. The processing time for a renewal I-765 category (c)(8) is 3 Months.

We offer a variety of services after you file. For example, for most kinds of cases you can check the status of your case online.

 

3 Weeks

Field Office Processing Dates for Nebraska Service Center as of: December 31, 2010
Form Title Classification or Basis for Filing: Processing Timeframe:
I-102 Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure Record Initial issuance or replacement of a Form I-94 2.5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for a spouse or child under 21 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a brother or sister April 16, 2005
I-131 Application for Travel Document Refugee or asylee applying for a refugee travel document 3 Months
I-131 Application for Travel Document Permanent resident applying for a re-entry permit 3 Months
I-131 Application for Travel Document Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) dependent applying for advance parole 3 Months
I-131 Application for Travel Document Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) principal applying for advance parole 3 Months
I-131 Application for Travel Document All other applicants for advance parole 3 Months
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Extraordinary ability 4 Months
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Outstanding professor or researcher 4 Months
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Multinational executive or manager 4 Months
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability 4 Months
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Skilled worker or professional 4 Months
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Unskilled worker 4 Months
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability requesting a National Interest Waiver 4 Months
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Schedule A Nurses 4 Months
I-212 Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the U.S. After Deportation or Removal Readmission after deportation or removal November 11, 2008
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant All other special immigrants 5 Months
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) November 11, 2008
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant Religious workers 5 Months
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Employment-based adjustment applications 4 Months
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Based on grant of asylum more than 1 year ago 4 Months
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Based on refugee admission more than 1 year ago 4 Months
I-526 Immigrant Petition By Alien Entrepreneur For use by an entrepreneur who wishes to immigrate to the United States 5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change status to the F or M academic or vocational student categories 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change of status to H or L dependents 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change Status to the J exchange visitor category 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other change of status applications 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of Stay for F or M academic or vocational students 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of stay for H and L dependents 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of Stay for J exchange visitors 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other extension applications 2.5 Months
I-612 Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement Application for a waiver of the 2-year foreign residence requirement based on exceptional hardship or persecution 4 Months
I-730 Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition Petition for accompanying family members of a refugee or an asylee 5 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on an approved asylum application [(a)(5)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a request by a qualified F-1 academic student. [(c)(3)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending asylum application [(c)(8)]
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending I-485 adjustment application [(c)(9)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for El Salvador [(c)(19)(a)(12)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for Honduras/Nicaragua [(c)(19), (a)(12)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization All other applications for employment authorization 3 Months
I-817 Application for Family Unity Benefits Voluntary departure under the family unity program 6 Months
I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition To request further action on an approved application or petition 3 Months
I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (immigrant investors) 6 Months
I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (immigrant investors) based on PL107-273 6 Months
I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card Initial issuance or replacement 3.5 Months
I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card 10-year renewal 3.5 Months
I-90A Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card Initial issuance or replacement for Special Agricultral Workers (SAW) 3.5 Months
N-565 Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document U.S. citizen applying for a replacement of naturalization or citizenship certificate 6 Months
N-600 Application for Certification of Citizenship Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship 5 Months
N-643 Application for Certification of Citizenship on Behalf of an Adopted Child Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship on behalf of an adopted child 5 Months

USCIS Processing Time Information for California Service Center


USCIS Processing Time Information for our
California Service Center

Posted: February 14, 2011

Instructions on Using the Table

Below is a chart that shows the Form Number, Form Name and Processing Times for all of the forms that are processed at that office. (Note that not all offices process all types of applications and petitions.)

Find the particular form number (in the left column) or form name (in the center column) in which you are interested. In the right column you will find either a timeframe in months or an exact date.

If the office is processing a particular type of application in less time than our processing goal, you will see the processing times expressed in months (for example, if the office is processing naturalization applications in less than our 5 month goal, the processing time will state “Five Months”). However, if that office is taking longer than our processing goal to handle the form type in question, you will see the filing date (e.g., “April 10, 2003”) of the last case we processed on the date the website chart was last updated. The charts are updated on or about the 15th day of each month.

IMPORTANT: If your receipt notice date is earlier then the processing date shown, we suggest you call our USCIS Customer Service Office at 1-800-375-5283 for assistance.

Please note that the processing times listed below for Form Number I-765 category (c)(8), based on a pending asylum application, only applies to an initial filing. The processing time for a renewal I-765 category (c)(8) is 3 Months.

We offer a variety of services after you file. For example, for most kinds of cases you can check the status of your case online.

 
Field Office Processing Dates for California Service Center as of: December 31, 2010
Form Title Classification or Basis for Filing: Processing Timeframe:
I-102 Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure Record Initial issuance or replacement of a Form I-94 2.5 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker Blanket L 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker E – Treaty traders and investors 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Visa to be issued abroad 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Change of status in the U.S. 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Extension of stay in the U.S. 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-2A – Temporary workers 1 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-2B – Other temporary workers 1 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-3 – Temporary trainees 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker L – Intracompany transfers 1 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker O – Extraordinary ability 2 Weeks
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker P – Athletes, artists, and entertainers 2 Weeks
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker Q – Cultural exchange visitors and exchange visitors participating in the Irish Peace process 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker R – Religious occupation October 21, 2010
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker TN – North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) professional 2 Months
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e) K-1/K-2 – Not yet married – fiance and/or dependent child 5 Months
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e) K-3/K-4 – Already married – spouse and/or dependent child 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for a spouse or child under 21 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 September 27, 2007
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 May 7, 2010
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21 June 1, 2010
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a brother or sister April 25, 2007
I-131 Application for Travel Document All other applicants for advance parole 3 Months
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant All other special immigrants 5 Months
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant Religious workers 5 Months
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Employment-based adjustment applications July 16, 2010
I-526 Immigrant Petition
By Alien Entrepreneur
For use by an entrepreneur who wishes to immigrate to the United States July 13, 2010
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change status to the F or M academic or vocational student categories 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change of status to H or L dependents 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change Status to the J exchange visitor category 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other change of status applications 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of Stay for F or M academic or vocational students 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of stay for H and L dependents 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of Stay for J exchange visitors 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other extension applications 2.5 Months
I-612 Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement Application for a waiver of the 2-year foreign residence requirement based on exceptional hardship or persecution 4 Months
I-751 Petition to Remove the Conditions on Residence Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (spouses of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents 6 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on an approved asylum application [(a)(5)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a request by a qualified F-1 academic student. [(c)(3)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending asylum application [(c)(8)] 3 Weeks
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending I-485 adjustment application [(c)(9)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for El Salvador [(c)(19)(a)(12)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for Honduras/Nicaragua [(c)(19), (a)(12)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization All other applications for employment authorization 3 Months
I-817 Application for Family Unity Benefits Voluntary departure under the family unity program 6 Months
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status El Salvador extension August 16, 2010
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status El Salvador initial or late filing August 16, 2010
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status Honduras and Nicaragua extension August 16, 2010
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status Honduras and Nicaragua initial or late filing August 16, 2010
I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition To request further action on an approved application or petition 3 Months
I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (immigrant investors) 6 Months
I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (immigrant investors) based on PL107-273 September 12, 1997
 


USCIS Processing Time Information for our
California Service Center

Posted: February 14, 2011

Instructions on Using the Table

Below is a chart that shows the Form Number, Form Name and Processing Times for all of the forms that are processed at that office. (Note that not all offices process all types of applications and petitions.)

Find the particular form number (in the left column) or form name (in the center column) in which you are interested. In the right column you will find either a timeframe in months or an exact date.

If the office is processing a particular type of application in less time than our processing goal, you will see the processing times expressed in months (for example, if the office is processing naturalization applications in less than our 5 month goal, the processing time will state “Five Months”). However, if that office is taking longer than our processing goal to handle the form type in question, you will see the filing date (e.g., “April 10, 2003”) of the last case we processed on the date the website chart was last updated. The charts are updated on or about the 15th day of each month.

IMPORTANT: If your receipt notice date is earlier then the processing date shown, we suggest you call our USCIS Customer Service Office at 1-800-375-5283 for assistance.

Please note that the processing times listed below for Form Number I-765 category (c)(8), based on a pending asylum application, only applies to an initial filing. The processing time for a renewal I-765 category (c)(8) is 3 Months.

We offer a variety of services after you file. For example, for most kinds of cases you can check the status of your case online.

 
Field Office Processing Dates for California Service Center as of: December 31, 2010
Form Title Classification or Basis for Filing: Processing Timeframe:
I-102 Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure Record Initial issuance or replacement of a Form I-94 2.5 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker Blanket L 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker E – Treaty traders and investors 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Visa to be issued abroad 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Change of status in the U.S. 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Extension of stay in the U.S. 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-2A – Temporary workers 1 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-2B – Other temporary workers 1 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-3 – Temporary trainees 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker L – Intracompany transfers 1 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker O – Extraordinary ability 2 Weeks
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker P – Athletes, artists, and entertainers 2 Weeks
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker Q – Cultural exchange visitors and exchange visitors participating in the Irish Peace process 2 Months
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker R – Religious occupation October 21, 2010
I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker TN – North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) professional 2 Months
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e) K-1/K-2 – Not yet married – fiance and/or dependent child 5 Months
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e) K-3/K-4 – Already married – spouse and/or dependent child 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for a spouse or child under 21 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21 5 Months
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 September 27, 2007
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 May 7, 2010
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21 June 1, 2010
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a brother or sister April 25, 2007
I-131 Application for Travel Document All other applicants for advance parole 3 Months
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant All other special immigrants 5 Months
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant Religious workers 5 Months
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Employment-based adjustment applications July
16, 2010
I-526 Immigrant Petition By Alien Entrepreneur For use by an entrepreneur who wishes to immigrate to the United States July 13, 2010
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change status to the F or M academic or vocational student categories 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change of status to H or L dependents 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change Status to the J exchange visitor category 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other change of status applications 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of Stay for F or M academic or vocational students 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of stay for H and L dependents 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of Stay for J exchange visitors 2.5 Months
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other extension applications 2.5 Months
I-612 Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement Application for a waiver of the 2-year foreign residence requirement based on exceptional hardship or persecution 4 Months
I-751 Petition to Remove the Conditions on Residence Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (spouses of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents 6 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on an approved asylum application [(a)(5)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a request by a qualified F-1 academic student. [(c)(3)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending asylum application [(c)(8)] 3 Weeks
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending I-485 adjustment application [(c)(9)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for El Salvador [(c)(19)(a)(12)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for Honduras/Nicaragua [(c)(19), (a)(12)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization All other applications for employment authorization 3 Months
I-817 Application for Family Unity Benefits Voluntary departure under the family unity program 6 Months
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status El Salvador extension August 16, 2010
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status El Salvador initial or late filing August 16, 2010
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status Honduras and Nicaragua extension August 16, 2010
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status Honduras and Nicaragua initial or late filing August 16, 2010
I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition To request further action on an approved application or petition 3 Months
I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions Removal of lawful perma
nent resident conditions (immigrant investors)
6 Months
I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (immigrant investors) based on PL107-273 September 12, 1997
 

List Of Priority Dates for January 2010


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List Of Priority Dates for January 2010
Family Based Immigration
All Charge- ability Areas Except Those Listed CHINA- mainland born India Mexico Philippines
Family-1st  Apr 1 2004  Apr 1 2004  Apr 1 2004  Aug 15 1992  Dec 1 1993
Family-2A  Jan 1 2006  Jan 1 2006  Jan 1 2006  Jan 1 2004  Jan 1 2006
Family-2B  Dec 1 2001  Dec 1 2001  Dec 1 2001  Jun 8 1992  Jul 1 1998
Family-3rd  May 22 2001  May 22 2001  May 22 2001  Sep 15 1992  Dec 1 1991
Family-4th  Oct 1 1999  Oct 1 1999  Oct 1 1999  Nov 22 1995  May 1 1987
Employment Based Immigration
All Charge- ability Areas Except Those Listed CHINA- mainland born India Mexico Philippines
5th Pilot Progams  Current  Current  Current  Current  Current
Employment-1st  Current  Current  Current  Current  Current
Employment-2nd  Current  May 1 2005  Jan 22 2005  Current  Current
Employment-3rd  Aug 1 2002  Aug 1 2002  Jun 22 2001  Jul 1 2002 Employment-4th  Current  Current  Current  Current  Current
Employment-5th  Current  Current  Current  Current  Current
Employment-OTHER Workers  Jun 1 2001  Jun 1 2001  Jun 1 2001  Jun 1 2001  Jun 1 2001
Employment-Religious Categories  Current  Current  Current  Current  Current
Employment-Targeted Employment Areas  Current  Current  Current  Current  Current
Diversity Visa Priority Dates
Region Region Number
AFRICA 23,400
AFRICA – Egypt 12,300
AFRICA – Ethiopia 12,475
AFRICA – Nigeria 12,900
ASIA 9,475
EUROPE 19,750
NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS) 4
OCEANIA 775
SOUTH AMERICA, and the CARIBBEAN 925

Visa Bulletin for January 2010

Visa Bulletin for January 2010  
Family Based Immigration
All Charge- ability Areas Except Those Listed CHINA- mainland born India Mexico Philippines
Family-1st  Apr 1 2004
 Apr 1 2004
 Apr 1 2004
 Aug 15 1992
 Dec 1 1993
Family-2A  Jan 1 2006
 Jan 1 2006
 Jan 1 2006
 Jan 1 2004
 Jan 1 2006
Family-2B  Dec 1 2001
 Dec 1 2001
 Dec 1 2001
 Jun 8 1992
 Jul 1 1998
Family-3rd  May 22 2001
 May 22 2001
 May 22 2001
 Sep 15 1992
 Dec 1 1991
Family-4th  Oct 1 1999
 Oct 1 1999
 Oct 1 1999
 Nov 22 1995
 May 1 1987
Employment Based Immigration
All Charge- ability Areas Except Those Listed CHINA- mainland born India Mexico Philippines
5th Pilot Progams  Current
 Current
 Current
 Current
 Current
Employment-1st  Current
 Current
 Current
 Current
 Current
Employment-2nd  Current
 May 1 2005
 Jan 22 2005
 Current
 Current
Employment-3rd  Aug 1 2002
 Aug 1 2002
 Jun 22 2001
 Jul 1 2002
 Aug 1 2002
Employment-4th  Current
 Current
 Current
 Current
 Current
Employment-5th  Current
 Current
 Current
 Current
 Current
Employment-OTHER Workers  Jun 1 2001
 Jun 1 2001
 Jun 1 2001
 Jun 1 2001
 Jun 1 2001
Employment-Religious Categories  Current
 Current
 Current
 Current
 Current
Employment-Targeted Employment
Areas
 Current
 Current
 Current
 Current
 Current
Diversity Visa Priority Dates
Region Region Number
AFRICA 23,400
AFRICA – Egypt 12,300
AFRICA – Ethiopia 12,475
AFRICA – Nigeria 12,900
ASIA 9,475
EUROPE 19,750
NORTH AMERICA (BAHAMAS) 4
OCEANIA 775
SOUTH AMERICA, and the CARIBBEAN 925

Service Center Processing Date Report (As of 06/18/2007)






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  Form ID Form Title Basis for Efiling Receipt Notice Date
1 I-102 Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure Record Initial issuance or replacement of a Form I-94 March 15, 2007
2 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Extension of stay in the U.S. April 02, 2007
3 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-3 – Temporary trainees April 15, 2007
4 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker Blanket L April 15, 2007
5 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-2A – Temporary workers May 31, 2007
6 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker L – Intracompany transfers May 16, 2007
7 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Visa to be issued abroad April 02, 2007
8 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Change of status in the U.S. April 02, 2007
9 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-2B – Other temporary workers May 16, 2007
10 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker Q – Cultural exchange visitors and exchange visitors participating in the Irish Peace process April 15, 2007
11 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker R – Religious occupation April 15, 2007
12 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker P – Athletes, artists, and entertainers April 15, 2007
13 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker O – Extraordinary ability April 15, 2007
14 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker TN – North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) professional April 15, 2007
15 I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e) K-1/K-2 – Not yet married – fiance and/or dependent child December 14, 2006
16 I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21 June 04, 2006
17 I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 July 02, 2006
18 I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a brother or sister February 05, 2001
19 I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 June 04, 2006
20 I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for a spouse or child under 21 January 08, 2006
21 I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21 November 02, 2006
22 I-131 Application for Travel Document All other applicants for advance parole March 15, 2007
23 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability April 01, 2006
24 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Outstanding professor or researcher April 01, 2006
25 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability requesting a National Interest Waiver April 01, 2006
26 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Skilled worker or professional April 01, 2006
27 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Unskilled worker April 01, 2006
28 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Schedule A Nurses April 01, 2006
29 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Multinational executive or manager April 01, 2006
30 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Extraordinary ability April 01, 2006
31 I-212 Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the U.S. After Deportation or Removal Readmission after deportation or removal April 22, 2006
32 I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant All other special immigrants May 21, 2006
33 I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) August 23, 2006
34 I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Employment-based adjustment applications July 07, 2006
35 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other extension applications March 15, 2007
36 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change Status to the J exchange visitor category March 15, 2007
37 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change of status to H or L dependents March 15, 2007
38 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of stay for H and L dependents March 15, 2007
39 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of Stay for J exchange visitors March 15, 2007
40 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other change of status applications March 15, 2007
41 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of Stay for F or M academic or vocational students March 15, 2007
42 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change status to the F or M academic or vocational student categories March 15, 2007
43 I-612 Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement Application for a waiver of the 2-year foreign residence requirement based on exceptional hardship or persecution September 26, 2006
44 I-751 Petition to Remove the Conditions on Residence Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (spouses of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents December 01, 2006
45 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a request by a qualified F-1 academic student. [(c)(3)] March 29, 2007
46 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending asylum application [(c)(8)] May 17, 2007
47 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for Honduras/Nicaragua [(c)(19), (a)(12)] March 29, 2007
48 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization All other applications for employment authorization March 29, 2007
49 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for El Salvador [(c)(19)(a)(12)] March 29, 2007
50 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending I-485 adjustment application [(c)(9)] March 29, 2007
51 I-817 Application for Family Unity Benefits Voluntary departure under the family unity program December 29, 2005
52 I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status El Salvador initial or late filing July 01, 2006
53 I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status Honduras and Nicaragua initial or late filing July 01, 2006
54 I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status El Salvador extension July 01, 2006
55 I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status Honduras and Nicaragua extension July 01, 2006
56 I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition To request further action on an approved application or petition December 14, 2006
57 I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card Initial issuance or replacement July 22, 2006
58 I-90A Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card Initial issuance or replacement for Special Agricultral Workers (SAW) August 04, 2005
59 N-600 Application for Certification of Citizenship Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship February 04, 2007
60 N-643 Application for Certification of Citizenship on Behalf of an Adopted Child Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship on behalf of an adopted child December 14, 2006


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  Form ID Form Title Basis for Efiling Receipt Notice Date
1 I-102 Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure Record Initial issuance or replacement of a Form I-94 March 15, 2007
2 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker Q – Cultural exchange visitors and exchange visitors participating in the Irish Peace process April 15, 2007
3 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Change of status in the U.S. April 15, 2007
4 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker R – Religious occupation April 15, 2007
5 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-2A – Temporary workers May 31, 2007
6 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Extension of stay in the U.S. April 15, 2007
7 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker O – Extraordinary ability April 15, 2007
8 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-2B – Other temporary workers May 16, 2007
9 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker E – Treaty traders and investors April 15, 2007
10 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-3 – Temporary trainees April 15, 2007
11 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker L – Intracompany transfers May 16, 2007
12 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker Blanket L April 15, 2007
13 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Visa to be issued abroad April 15, 2007
14 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker P – Athletes, artists, and entertainers April 15, 2007
15 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker TN – North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) professional April 15, 2007
16 I-131 Application for Travel Document All other applicants for advance parole March 15, 2007
17 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Unskilled worker December 14, 2006
18 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Skilled worker or professional December 14, 2006
19 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability requesting a National Interest Waiver December 14, 2006
20 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability December 14, 2006
21 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Multinational executive or manager December 14, 2006
22 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Outstanding professor or researcher December 14, 2006
23 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Extraordinary ability December 14, 2006
24 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Schedule A Nurses December 14, 2006
25 I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant All other special immigrants September 30, 2006
26 I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Based on grant of asylum more than 1 year ago August 01, 2004
27 I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Employment-based adjustment applications September 11, 2006
28 I-526 Immigrant Petition By Alien Entrepreneur For use by an entrepreneur who wishes to immigrate to the United States December 14, 2006
29 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other extension applications March 15, 2007
30 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other change of status applications March 15, 2007
31 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change of status to H or L dependents March 15, 2007
32 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change status to the F or M academic or vocational student categories March 15, 2007
33 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of stay for H and L dependents March 15, 2007
34 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of Stay for J exchange visitors March 15, 2007
35 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of Stay for F or M academic or vocational students March 15, 2007
36 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change Status to the J exchange visitor category March 15, 2007
37 I-612 Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement Application for a waiver of the 2-year foreign residence requirement based on exceptional hardship or persecution August 04, 2006
38 I-751 Petition to Remove the Conditions on Residence Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (spouses of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents December 14, 2006
39 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending asylum application [(c)(8)] May 17, 2007
40 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a request by a qualified F-1 academic student. [(c)(3)] March 29, 2007
41 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending I-485 adjustment application [(c)(9)] March 29, 2007
42 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization All other applications for employment authorization March 29, 2007
43 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for Honduras/Nicaragua [(c)(19), (a)(12)] March 29, 2007
44 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for El Salvador [(c)(19)(a)(12)] March 29, 2007
45 I-817 Application for Family Unity Benefits Voluntary departure under the family unity program December 14, 2006
46 I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition To request further action on an approved application or petition December 14, 2006
47 I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (immigrant investors) based on PL107-273 December 14, 2006
48 I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (immigrant investors) December 14, 2006
49 I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card Initial issuance or replacement December 14, 2006


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  Form ID Form Title Basis for Efiling Receipt Notice Date
1 I-102 Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure Record Initial issuance or replacement of a Form I-94 March 15, 2007
2 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Visa to be issued abroad May 15, 2006
3 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-3 – Temporary trainees May 15, 2006
4 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker Blanket L May 15, 2006
5 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Extension of stay in the U.S. May 15, 2006
6 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-2B – Other temporary workers May 16, 2007
7 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker R – Religious occupation May 15, 2006
8 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-2A – Temporary workers May 31, 2007
9 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Change of status in the U.S. May 15, 2006
10 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker P – Athletes, artists, and entertainers May 15, 2006
11 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker TN – North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) professional May 15, 2006
12 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker L – Intracompany transfers May 16, 2007
13 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker Q – Cultural exchange visitors and exchange visitors participating in the Irish Peace process May 15, 2006
14 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker O – Extraordinary ability May 15, 2006
15 I-131 Application for Travel Document All other applicants for advance parole March 15, 2007
16 I-131 Application for Travel Document Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) principal applying for advance parole March 15, 2007
17 I-131 Application for Travel Document Refugee or aslyee applying for a refugee travel document February 12, 2007
18 I-131 Application for Travel Document Permanent resident applying for a re-entry permit February 12, 2007
19 I-131 Application for Travel Document Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) dependent applying for advance parole September 14, 2006
20 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Schedule A Nurses August 28, 2006
21 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Multinational executive or manager August 17, 2006
22 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Extraordinary ability September 20, 2006
23 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability September 05, 2006
24 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Outstanding professor or researcher November 24, 2006
25 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Unskilled worker October 20, 2006
26 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Skilled worker or professional October 03, 2006
27 I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability requesting a National Interest Waiver July 25, 2006
28 I-212 Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the U.S. After Deportation or Removal Readmission after deportation or removal June 25, 2006
29 I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant All other special immigrants December 14, 2006
30 I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Employment-based adjustment applications September 26, 2006
31 I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Under the Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) December 14, 2006
32 I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Based on grant of asylum more than 1 year ago January 01, 2006
33 I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Under the Indochinese Adjustment Act August 19, 2006
34 I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Based on refugee admission more than 1 year ago September 26, 2006
35 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change status to the F or M academic or vocational student categories March 03, 2007
36 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other change of status applications March 03, 2007
37 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change of status to H or L dependents March 03, 2007
38 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change Status to the J exchange visitor category March 03, 2007
39 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other extension applications March 03, 2007
40 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of Stay for J exchange visitors March 03, 2007
41 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of stay for H and L dependents March 03, 2007
42 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of Stay for F or M academic or vocational students March 03, 2007
43 I-612 Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement Application for a waiver of the 2-year foreign residence requirement based on exceptional hardship or persecution December 10, 2006
44 I-730 Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition Petition for accompanying family members of a refugee or an asylee July 01, 2006
45 I-751 Petition to Remove the Conditions on Residence Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (spouses of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents October 13, 2006
46 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending asylum application [(c)(8)] May 17, 2007
47 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a request by a qualified F-1 academic student. [(c)(3)] March 29, 2007
48 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization All other applications for employment authorization March 23, 2007
49 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on an approved asylum application [(a)(5)] May 17, 2007
50 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending I-485 adjustment application [(c)(9)] March 26, 2007
51 I-817 Application for Family Unity Benefits Voluntary departure under the family unity program December 14, 2006
52 I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition To request further action on an approved application or petition November 22, 2006
53 I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card 10-year renewal September 11, 2005
54 I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card Initial issuance or replacement November 06, 2006
55 I-90A Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card Initial issuance or replacement for Special Agricultral Workers (SAW) September 14, 2006


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  Form ID Form Title Basis for Efiling Receipt Notice Date
1 I-102 Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure Record Initial issuance or replacement of a Form I-94 March 11, 2007
2 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Visa to be issued abroad April 15, 2007
3 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker Q – Cultural exchange visitors and exchange visitors participating in the Irish Peace process April 15, 2007
4 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-3 – Temporary trainees April 15, 2007
5 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker E – Treaty traders and investors April 15, 2007
6 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker O – Extraordinary ability April 15, 2007
7 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker P – Athletes, artists, and entertainers April 15, 2007
8 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker L – Intracompany transfers May 16, 2007
9 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Extension of stay in the U.S. March 29, 2007
10 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-2A – Temporary workers May 31, 2007
11 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker Blanket L April 15, 2007
12 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-1B – Specialty occupation – Change of status in the U.S. April 15, 2007
13 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker R – Religious occupation April 15, 2007
14 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker H-2B – Other temporary workers May 16, 2007
15 I-129 Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker TN – North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) professional April 15, 2007
16 I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e) K-1/K-2 – Not yet married – fiance and/or dependent child December 14, 2006
17 I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 January 17, 2003
18 I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for a spouse or child under 21 January 01, 2005
19 I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 February 07, 2005
20 I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21 December 13, 2006
21 I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a brother or sister April 30, 2001
22 I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21 April 30, 2001
23 I-131 Application for Travel Document All other applicants for advance parole March 15, 2007
24 I-212 Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the U.S. After Deportation or Removal Readmission after deportation or removal December 14, 2006
25 I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant All other special immigrants July 26, 2005
26 I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Employment-based adjustment applications December 14, 2006
27 I-526 Immigrant Petition By Alien Entrepreneur For use by an entrepreneur who wishes to immigrate to the United States December 14, 2006
28 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change of status to H or L dependents March 15, 2007
29 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change Status to the J exchange visitor category March 15, 2007
30 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other extension applications March 15, 2007
31 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change status to the F or M academic or vocational student categories March 15, 2007
32 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of Stay for F or M academic or vocational students March 15, 2007
33 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of stay for H and L dependents March 15, 2007
34 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of Stay for J exchange visitors March 15, 2007
35 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other change of status applications March 15, 2007
36 I-612 Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement Application for a waiver of the 2-year foreign residence requirement based on exceptional hardship or persecution November 21, 2006
37 I-751 Petition to Remove the Conditions on Residence Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (spouses of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents December 14, 2006
38 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization All other applications for employment authorization March 29, 2007
39 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending asylum application [(c)(8)] May 17, 2007
40 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a request by a qualified F-1 academic student. [(c)(3)] March 29, 2007
41 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for Honduras/Nicaragua [(c)(19), (a)(12)] March 29, 2007
42 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending I-485 adjustment application [(c)(9)] March 29, 2007
43 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for El Salvador [(c)(19)(a)(12)] March 29, 2007
44 I-817 Application for Family Unity Benefits Voluntary departure under the family unity program December 14, 2006
45 I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition To request further action on an approved application or petition December 14, 2006
46 I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (immigrant investors) based on PL107-273 September 10, 1997
47 I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (immigrant investors) December 14, 2006
48 I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card Initial issuance or replacement July 06, 2006





















































 Service Center Processing dates for Missouri Posted on Jun 18 2007
  Form ID Form Title Basis for Efiling Receipt Notice Date
1 I-102 Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure Record Initial issuance or replacement of a Form I-94 February 19, 2007
2 I-131 Application for Travel Document All other applicants for advance parole March 15, 2007
3 I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other extension applications March 15, 2007
4 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending I-485 adjustment application [(c)(9)] March 29, 2007
5 I-765 Application for Employment Authorization All other applications for employment authorization March 29, 2007
6 I-817 Application for Family Unity Benefits Voluntary departure under the family unity program December 14, 2006
7 I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition To request further action on an approved application or petition December 14, 2006

USCIS Service Center Processing Times as of 09/19/2006 (Vermont, Nebraska, Texas, California, Missouri)


The following is the Vermont Service
Center Processing Time Report as of
September 19, 2006.

Now
Processing Cases Receipted On:
  – indicates the date of the cases that have moved through
the process and are now going to an Officer for analysis and decision.

Form

Now Processing
Cases receipted
on:

I-90
Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card . Initial issuance or
replacement

March 20, 2006

I-102 Application
for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure Record . Initial
issuance or replacement of a Form I-94

February 27, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-1B – Specialty occupation – Visa to be issued
abroad

April 30, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-1B – Specialty occupation – Change of status in
the U.S.

April 30, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-1B – Specialty occupation – Extension of stay
in the U.S.

May 28, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-2A – Temporary workers

September 04, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-2B – Other temporary workers

August 20, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-3 – Temporary trainees

July 06, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . L – Intracompany transfers

August 20, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . Blanket L

May 14, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . O – Extraordinary ability

July 02, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . P – Athletes, artists, and entertainers

July 02, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . Q – Cultural exchange visitors and exchange
visitors participating in the Irish Peace process

April 02, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . R – Religious occupation

April 02, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . TN – North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
professional

April 07, 2006

I-129F Petition
for Alien Fiance(e) . K-1/K-2 – Not yet married – fiance and/or dependent
child

March 20, 2006

I-130 Petition
for Alien Relative . U.S.
citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21

February 05, 2006

I-130 Petition
for Alien Relative . U.S.
citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21

February 19, 2006

I-130 Petition
for Alien Relative . U.S.
citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21

January 22, 2006

I-130 Petition
for Alien Relative . U.S.
citizen filing for a brother or sister

September 30, 2000

I-130 Petition
for Alien Relative . Permanent resident filling for a spouse or child under
21

October 22, 2005

I-130 Petition
for Alien Relative . Permanent resident filling for an unmarried son or
daughter over 21

February 12, 2006

I-131
Application for Travel Document . All other applicants for advance parole

June 19, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Extraordinary ability

March 20, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Outstanding professor or researcher

March 20, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Multinational executive or manager

March 20, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Schedule A Nurses

March 20, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Advanced degree or exceptional ability

March 20, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Advanced degree or exceptional ability requesting
a National Interest Waiver

March 20, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Skilled worker or professional

March 20, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Unskilled worker

March 20, 2006

I-212
Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the U.S. After
Deportation or Removal . Readmission after deportation or removal

June 30, 2005

I-360 Petition
for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant . Violence Against Women Act
(VAWA)

January 30, 2006

I-360 Petition
for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant . All other special immigrants

February 26, 2006

I-485
Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status .
Employment-based adjustment applications

June 21, 2005

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Change of status to H or L
dependents

June 04, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Change status to the F or
M academic or vocational student categories

June 04, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Change Status to the J
exchange visitor category

June 04, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . All other change of status
applications

June 04, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Extension of stay for H
and L dependents

June 04, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Extension of Stay for F or
M academic or vocational students

June 04, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Extension of Stay for J
exchange visitors

June 04, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . All other extension
applications

June 04, 2006

I-612
Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement . Application for
a waiver of the 2-year foreign residence requirement based on exceptional
hardship or persecution

March 20, 2006

I-751 Petition
to Remove the Conditions on Residence . Removal of lawful permanent resident
conditions (spouses of U.S.
citizens and lawful permanent residents

March 20, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . Based on a request by a qualified
F-1 academic student. [(c)(3)]

July 03, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . Based on a pending asylum
application [(c)(8)]

August 21, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . Based on a pending I-485
adjustment application [(c)(9)]

July 03, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . Based on TPS for
Honduras/Nicaragua [(c)(19), (a)(12)]

July 03, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . Based on TPS for El Salvador
[(c)(19)(a)(12)]

July 03, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . All other applications for
employment authorization

July 03, 2006

I-817
Application for Family Unity Benefits . Voluntary departure under the family
unity program

April 11, 2005

I-821
Application for Temporary Protected Status . El Salvador initial or late
filing

March 20, 2006

I-821
Application for Temporary Protected Status . El Salvador extension

March 20, 2006

I-821
Application for Temporary Protected Status . Honduras
and Nicaragua
initial or late filing

March 20, 2006

I-821
Application for Temporary Protected Status . Honduras
and Nicaragua
extension

March 20, 2006

I-824 Application
for Action on an Approved Application or Petition . To request further action
on an approved application or petition

March 20, 2006

N-600
Application for Certification of Citizenship . Application for recognition of
U.S.
citizenship

March 20, 2006

N-643
Application for Certification of Citizenship on Behalf of an Adopted Child .
Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship on behalf of an
adopted child

March 20, 2006


The following is the Nebraska Service
Center Processing Time Report as of
September 19, 2006.

Now
Processing Cases Receipted On:
  – indicates the date of the cases that have moved through
the process and are now going to an Officer for analysis and decision.

Form

Now Processing
Cases receipted
on:

I-90
Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card . Initial issuance or
replacement

March 20, 2006

I-90 Application
to Replace Permanent Resident Card . 10-year renewal

August 07, 2005

I-90A
Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card . Initial issuance or
replacement for Special Agricultral Workers (SAW)

March 20, 2006

I-102 Application
for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure Record . Initial
issuance or replacement of a Form I-94

June 19, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-1B – Specialty occupation – Visa to be issued
abroad

May 16, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-1B – Specialty occupation – Change of status in
the U.S.

May 16, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-1B – Specialty occupation – Extension of stay
in the U.S.

May 16, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-2A – Temporary workers

September 04, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-2B – Other temporary workers

August 20, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-3 – Temporary trainees

May 16, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . L – Intracompany transfers

August 20, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . Blanket L

May 16, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . O – Extraordinary ability

May 16, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . P – Athletes, artists, and entertainers

May 16, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . Q – Cultural exchange visitors and exchange
visitors participating in the Irish Peace process

May 16, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . R – Religious occupation

May 16, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . TN – North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
professional

May 16, 2006

I-131
Application for Travel Document . Permanent resident applying for a re-entry
permit

June 19, 2006

I-131
Application for Travel Document . Refugee or aslyee applying for a refugee
travel document

June 19, 2006

I-131
Application for Travel Document . Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act
(HRIFA) principal applying for advance parole

June 19, 2006

I-131
Application for Travel Document . Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act
(HRIFA) dependent applying for advance parole

December 19, 2005

I-131 Application
for Travel Document . All other applicants for advance parole

June 19, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Extraordinary ability

November 14, 2005

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Outstanding professor or researcher

November 29, 2005

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Multinational executive or manager

March 20, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Schedule A Nurses

March 20, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Advanced degree or exceptional ability

March 20, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Advanced degree or exceptional ability requesting
a National Interest Waiver

September 30, 2005

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Skilled worker or professional

March 20, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Unskilled worker

March 20, 2006

I-212
Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the U.S. After
Deportation or Removal . Readmission after deportation or removal

March 20, 2006

I-360 Petition
for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant . All other special immigrants

March 20, 2006

I-485
Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status .
Employment-based adjustment applications

December 02, 2005

I-485
Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status . Based on
grant of asylum more than 1 year ago

August 08, 2003

I-485 Application
to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status . Based on refugee
admission more than 1 year ago

March 20, 2006

I-485
Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status . Under the
Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA)

February 02, 2006

I-485
Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status . Under the
Indochinese Adjustment Act

March 20, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Change of status to H or L
dependents

June 11, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Change status to the F or
M academic or vocational student categories

June 11, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Change Status to the J
exchange visitor category

June 11, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . All other change of status
applications

June 11, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Extension of stay for H
and L dependents

June 11, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Extension of Stay for F or
M academic or vocational students

June 11, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Extension of Stay for J
exchange visitors

June 11, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . All other extension
applications

June 11, 2006

I-612
Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement . Application for
a waiver of the 2-year foreign residence requirement based on exceptional
hardship or persecution

March 20, 2006

I-730
Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition . Petition for accompanying family members
of a refugee or an asylee

December 26, 2005

I-751 Petition
to Remove the Conditions on Residence . Removal of lawful permanent resident
conditions (spouses of U.S.
citizens and lawful permanent residents

March 20, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . Based on an approved asylum
application [(a)(5)]

August 21, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . Based on a request by a qualified
F-1 academic student. [(c)(3)]

July 03, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . Based on a pending asylum
application [(c)(8)]

August 21, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . Based on a pending I-485
adjustment application [(c)(9)]

July 03, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . All other applications for
employment authorization

July 03, 2006

I-817
Application for Family Unity Benefits . Voluntary departure under the family
unity program

March 20, 2006

I-824
Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition . To request
further action on an approved application or petition

March 20, 2006



 

The following is the Texas Service
Center Processing Time Report as of
September 19, 2006.

Now
Processing Cases Receipted On:
  – indicates the date of the cases that have moved through
the process and are now going to an Officer for analysis and decision.

Form

Now Processing
Cases receipted
on:

I-90
Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card . Initial issuance or
replacement

July 14, 2005

I-102
Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure Record .
Initial issuance or replacement of a Form I-94

June 10, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-1B – Specialty occupation – Visa to be issued
abroad

April 24, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-1B – Specialty occupation – Change of status in
the U.S.

April 24, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-1B – Specialty occupation – Extension of stay
in the U.S.

April 24, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-2A – Temporary workers

September 04, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-2B – Other temporary workers

August 20, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-3 – Temporary trainees

April 24, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . E – Treaty traders and investors

April 24, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . L – Intracompany transfers

August 20, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . Blanket L

April 24, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . O – Extraordinary ability

April 24, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . P – Athletes, artists, and entertainers

April 24, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . Q – Cultural exchange visitors and exchange
visitors participating in the Irish Peace process

April 24, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . R – Religious occupation

April 24, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . TN – North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
professional

April 24, 2006

I-131
Application for Travel Document . All other applicants for advance parole

June 19, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Extraordinary ability

March 20, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Outstanding professor or researcher

March 20, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Multinational executive or manager

March 20, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Schedule A Nurses

March 20, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Advanced degree or exceptional ability

March 20, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Advanced degree or exceptional ability requesting
a National Interest Waiver

March 20, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Skilled worker or professional

March 20, 2006

I-140 Immigrant
Petition for Alien Worker . Unskilled worker

March 20, 2006

I-360 Petition
for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant . All other special immigrants

March 20, 2006

I-485
Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status .
Employment-based adjustment applications

March 20, 2006

I-485
Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status . Based on
grant of asylum more than 1 year ago

August 01, 2001

I-526 Immigrant
Petition By Alien Entrepreneur . .

March 20, 2006

I-539 Application
to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Change of status to H or L dependents

May 14, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Change status to the F or
M academic or vocational student categories

May 14, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Change Status to the J
exchange visitor category

May 14, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . All other change of status
applications

May 14, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Extension of stay for H
and L dependents

May 14, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Extension of Stay for F or
M academic or vocational students

May 14, 2006

I-539 Application
to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Extension of Stay for J exchange
visitors

May 14, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . All other extension
applications

May 14, 2006

I-612
Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement . Application for
a waiver of the 2-year foreign residence requirement based on exceptional
hardship or persecution

March 20, 2006

I-751 Petition
to Remove the Conditions on Residence . Removal of lawful permanent resident
conditions (spouses of U.S.
citizens and lawful permanent residents

March 20, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . Based on a request by a qualified
F-1 academic student. [(c)(3)]

July 03, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . Based on a pending asylum
application [(c)(8)]

August 21, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . Based on a pending I-485
adjustment application [(c)(9)]

July 03, 2006

I-765 Application
for Employment Authorization . All other applications for employment
authorization

July 03, 2006

I-817
Application for Family Unity Benefits . Voluntary departure under the family
unity program

March 20, 2006

I-824
Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition . To request
further action on an approved application or petition

March 20, 2006

I-829 Petition
by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions . Removal of lawful permanent resident
conditions (immigrant investors)

February 07, 2005

I-829 Petition
by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions . Removal of lawful permanent resident
conditions (immigrant investors) based on PL107-273

February 07, 2005


The following is the California Service
Center Processing Time Report as of
September 19, 2006.

Now
Processing Cases Receipted On:
  – indicates the date of the cases that have moved through
the process and are now going to an Officer for analysis and decision.

Form

Now Processing
Cases receipted
on:

I-90
Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card . Initial issuance or
replacement

March 04, 2006

I-102
Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure Record .
Initial issuance or replacement of a Form I-94

June 19, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-1B – Specialty occupation – Visa to be issued
abroad

July 20, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-1B – Specialty occupation – Change of status in
the U.S.

July 20, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-1B – Specialty occupation – Extension of stay
in the U.S.

July 20, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-2A – Temporary workers

September 04, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-2B – Other temporary workers

August 20, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . H-3 – Temporary trainees

July 20, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . E – Treaty traders and investors

July 20, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . L – Intracompany transfers

August 20, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . Blanket L

July 20, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . O – Extraordinary ability

July 20, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . P – Athletes, artists, and entertainers

July 20, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . Q – Cultural exchange visitors and exchange
visitors participating in the Irish Peace process

July 20, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . R – Religious occupation

July 20, 2006

I-129 Petition
for A Nonimmigrant Worker . TN – North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
professional

July 20, 2006

I-129F Petition
for Alien Fiance(e) . K-1/K-2 – Not yet married – fiance and/or dependent
child

March 20, 2006

I-130 Petition
for Alien Relative . U.S.
citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21

March 20, 2006

I-130 Petition
for Alien Relative . U.S.
citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21

January 17, 2003

I-130 Petition
for Alien Relative . U.S.
citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21

April 30, 2001

I-130 Petition
for Alien Relative . U.S.
citizen filing for a brother or sister

April 30, 2001

I-130 Petition
for Alien Relative . Permanent resident filling for a spouse or child under
21

January 01, 2005

I-130 Petition
for Alien Relative . Permanent resident filling for an unmarried son or
daughter over 21

February 07, 2005

I-131
Application for Travel Document . All other applicants for advance parole

June 19, 2006

I-212
Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the U.S. After
Deportation or Removal . Readmission after deportation or removal

March 20, 2006

I-360 Petition
for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant . All other special immigrants

March 07, 2006

I-485
Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status .
Employment-based adjustment applications

March 20, 2006

I-526 Immigrant
Petition By Alien Entrepreneur . .

March 20, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Change of status to H or L
dependents

June 19, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Change status to the F or
M academic or vocational student categories

June 19, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Change Status to the J
exchange visitor category

June 19, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . All other change of status
applications

June 19, 2006

I-539 Application
to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Extension of stay for H and L
dependents

June 19, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Extension of Stay for F or
M academic or vocational students

June 19, 2006

I-539 Application
to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . Extension of Stay for J exchange
visitors

June 19, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . All other extension
applications

June 19, 2006

I-612 Application
for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement . Application for a waiver of
the 2-year foreign residence requirement based on exceptional hardship or
persecution

January 15, 2006

I-751 Petition
to Remove the Conditions on Residence . Removal of lawful permanent resident
conditions (spouses of U.S.
citizens and lawful permanent residents

March 20, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . Based on a request by a qualified
F-1 academic student. [(c)(3)]

July 03, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . Based on a pending asylum
application [(c)(8)]

August 21, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . Based on a pending I-485
adjustment application [(c)(9)]

July 03, 2006

I-765 Application
for Employment Authorization . Based on TPS for Honduras/Nicaragua [(c)(19),
(a)(12)]

July 03, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . Based on TPS for El Salvador
[(c)(19)(a)(12)]

July 03, 2006

I-765 Application
for Employment Authorization . All other applications for employment
authorization

July 03, 2006

I-817
Application for Family Unity Benefits . Voluntary departure under the family
unity program

March 20, 2006

I-824
Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition . To request
further action on an approved application or petition

March 20, 2006

I-829 Petition
by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions . Removal of lawful permanent resident
conditions (immigrant investors)

March 20, 2006

I-829 Petition
by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions . Removal of lawful permanent resident
conditions (immigrant investors) based on PL107-273

September 10, 1997


The following is the National Benefits
Center Service Center Processing Time Report as of
September 19, 2006 .

Now
Processing Cases Receipted On:
  – indicates the date of the cases that have moved through
the process and are now going to an Officer for analysis and decision.

Form

Now Processing
Cases receipted
on:

I-102
Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure Record .
Initial issuance or replacement of a Form I-94

June 19, 2006

I-129F Petition
for Alien Fiance(e) . K-3/K-4 – Already married – spouse and/or dependent
child

March 20, 2006

I-131
Application for Travel Document . All other applicants for advance parole

June 10, 2006

I-539
Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status . All other extension
applications

June 04, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . Based on a pending I-485
adjustment application [(c)(9)]

July 03, 2006

I-765
Application for Employment Authorization . All other applications for
employment authorization

July 03, 2006

I-817
Application for Family Unity Benefits . Voluntary departure under the family
unity program

March 13, 2006

I-824 Application
for Action on an Approved Application or Petition . To request further action
on an approved application or petition

March 20, 2006

 

Hired hands: Wait for green card tries visa holders

Via The Sacremento Bee
08/08/2006

Obtaining permanent residence frustrates foreign professionals.

Raghu Ballal, a
civil engineer
for the Shaw
Group, plans to
get his MBA in
the United
Kingdom after
being frustrated
at the
wait for a green
card in the U.S.
He will apply
for fast-track
residency
through the
U.K.’s Highly
Skilled Migrant
Program.
Sacramento Bee/Autumn Cruz

 
Raghu Ballal hates feeling forced out of America.

The Indian-born engineer regrets leaving a well-paying job with the
subsidiary of a Fortune 500 company — and giving up opportunities to
pursue a master’s degree in business administration at the University
of California at Berkeley or Los Angeles.

The long wait Ballal and his wife face for legal permanent residency –
for green cards — has pushed them to pursue the American dream in
another country.

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