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Three Tips for Avoiding Delays in Getting USCIS’ Receipt Notice on Your Immigration Application


Three Tips for Avoiding Delays Immigration Application

Do you want to avoid any delays in knowing whether the USCIS received your immigration application?

Traditionally, when you file for an immigration application through mail, the USCIS will mail you back a receipt notice, showing that they have received your application. However, the current COVID-19 situation contributed to delays in sending receipt notices to applicants. 

Here are 3 ways to reduce those delays in getting your receipt notice:

Tip #1: If your application form permits you to file online, it is best to do so. 

There is an automatic online confirmation that USCIS received your form. If you want to know what forms are allowed to be filed online, check out this link 

 

Tip #2: Check the status of your case by using the USCIS case status online tool.

This can be seen on the e-Government website of USCIS, linked in the description below.

To get a bigger picture of your case status and history, consider creating a USCIS online account as well.  

 

Tip #3: When mailing your application at a USCIS lockbox facility, attach Form G-1145 (E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance) with your application.

This Form, in effect, requests that you receive a text message or an email when they receive your form. 

In this way, there will be no delays in getting confirmation that the USCIS received your application, unlike the traditional way where you’ll receive it by mail.

 

Now, here are some bonus tips for you when Going to any USCIS facility!

Most of the time, you’ll be requested to appear at a USCIS facility for interviews, biometrics scanning, or other reasons.

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 during your visit, the USCIS has implemented specific protocols that everyone must observe within the premises. Here are a few general guidelines:

  • Always follow the USCIS guidelines for social distancing and workplace protection. Inside the premises, you may notice markings and physical barriers. If there is one, follow them and do not remove the physical barrier. This is for your safety. 
  • Unless otherwise instructed, you must wear a mask at all times on the premises regardless of your vaccination status.
  • You must arrive on time – or just a bit earlier. If you arrive more than 15 minutes earlier for your appointment, you may have to wait outside for a bit as you won’t be allowed to enter the premises yet.
  • Before entering a facility, you may be requested to complete a health screening questionnaire.
  • Bring your own black or blue ink pens.
  • If you are experiencing any of the following, you are not allowed to enter the USCIS facility:
    • You are exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms;
    • In the last 14 days, you had close contact with a COVID-19-infected person. However, if you are fully vaccinated or a health care provider who routinely uses an N95 respirator and adequate PPE or equivalent when in contact with COVID-19-positive persons, you are exempted;
    • You have recently returned from a domestic air, international air, or cruise ship travel in the past 10 days (TAKE NOTE! Fully vaccinated individuals are exempted); OR
    • When you are instructed by any appropriate authority that you should undergo self-quarantine or self-isolate within the last 14 days.

If you need assistance in filing your application or are confused about the documentary requirements that you need to submit, leave a comment below or schedule a consultation without New Jersey immigration attorneys at Andres Mejer Law. 

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