USCIS Extends Flexibility for Responding to USCIS Requests
In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is extending the flexibilities it announced on March 30, 2020, to assist applicants, petitioners and requestors who are responding to certain:
• Requests for Evidence; • Continuations to Request Evidence (N-14); • Notices of Intent to Deny; • Notices of Intent to Revoke; • Notices of Intent to Rescind and Notices of Intent to Terminate regional investment centers; • Filing date requirements for Form N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings (Under Section 336 of the INA); and • Filing date requirements for Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion.
Notice/Request/Decision Issuance Date This flexibility applies to the documents listed above if the issuance date listed on the request, notice, or decision is between March 1 and Sept. 11, 2020.
Response Due Date USCIS will consider a response to a request or notice listed above received within 60 calendar days after the response due date set in the request or notice before taking any action. We will consider a Form I-290B or a Form N-336 received up to 60 calendar days from the date of the decision before taking any action.
For More Information
USCIS will provide further updates as the situation develops and will continue to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance. Please visit uscis.gov/coronavirus for the latest facts and other USCIS updates.