USCIS Extends ressonse times

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued another extension to assist applicants, petitioners, and requestors respond to agency requests through July 25, 2022. With this extension, USCIS has indicated that this will likely be the final extension of these flexibilities. Read more about this USCIS update here.

What request dates does this extension apply to?

Under this extension, USCIS will consider a response received within 60 calendar days after the due date before taking any action, if the issuance date listed on the request or notice is between March 1, 2020, and July 25, 2022.

What types of requests are covered in this extension?

Under this extension, the following requests are included:

  • Requests for Evidence;
  • Continuations to Request Evidence (N-14);
  • Notices of Intent to Deny;
  • Notices of Intent to Revoke;
  • Notices of Intent to Rescind;
  • Notices of Intent to Terminate regional centers; and
  • Motions to Reopen an N-400 Pursuant to 8 CFR 335.5, Receipt of Derogatory Information After Grant.

Expansion of the Extension to include Form I-290B and Form N-336

Under this extension, USCIS will also consider a Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion, or Form N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings (Under Section 336 of the INA), if:

  • The form was filed up to 90 calendar days from the issuance of a decision; and
  • USCIS made that decision between Nov. 1, 2021, and July 25, 2022, inclusive.

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