My immigration case is stuck, how do I move it along?
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My immigration case is stuck, how do I move it along?

The US immigration process can be extremely frustrating, and to add to it, processing times are very unpredictable. It can take weeks to months to file an immigration case and to receive confirmation that your case is processing. Once your application is in processing, it can take months to years to receive a final decision on your case. Even then, it can be very difficult to get a clear answer on where your application stands. Here, we discuss what your options are if your immigration case is taking longer than normal below.

USCIS PROCESSING UPDATE – USCIS Adjudication of Form I-765
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USCIS PROCESSING UPDATE – USCIS Adjudication of Form I-765

When you file a USCIS Form I-485 Application to Adjust Status to a US Permanent Resident (Green Card) along with  USICS Form I-765 Application for Employment Authorization and USCIS Form I-131 Application for Travel Authorization concurrently (At the same time), USCIS will adjudicate the I-765 Application for Employment Authorization first. If approved, USCIS will issue the Employment Authorization Document (EAD) without joint travel authorization. They will then adjudicate Form I-131 Application for Travel Authorization separately.

Mandamus Actions for Immigration Processing Delays
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Mandamus Actions for Immigration Processing Delays

If you have a US immigration matter that has been pending well beyond standard processing times, you have exhausted all available administrative remedies, and the US government still fails to act on your case, you may be able to find relief with a mandamus action. We discuss mandamus actions to address processing delays for US immigration matters here.

How do I track my case status with USCIS?
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How do I track my case status with USCIS?

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the US government agency inside the United States that is responsible for processing US immigration benefits (Green Cards and Visas). The USCIS provides several ways for you to track the progress of your case—but here’s the most effective way to do it.