USCIS Extends Flexibility for Responding to USCIS Requests Through June 2021

Washington, D.C., March 24, 2021: In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it is extending a measure adopted more than a year ago to assist applicants and petitioners who are responding to requests for evidence (RFEs), notices of intent to deny (NOIDs) and other USCIS requests.

USCIS’ announcement today confirms that for applicants and petitioners who receive an RFE or NOID dated between March 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021, any responses submitted within 60 calendar days after the response deadline set forth in the RFE or NOID will be considered by USCIS before any action is taken.

The announcement confirms that the extension measure applies to the following USCIS requests:

  • 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 regionalinvestment centers; and
  • Motions to Reopen an N-400 Pursuant to 8 CFR 335.5


Please visit for latest facts and other USCIS updates.

Donoso & Partners, a leading immigration law firm based in Washington, D.C., will continue to report on developments regarding the immigration law and policy through our news section of


Donoso & Partners, LLC provide assistance with review and advice regarding eligibility for visas to the U.S. or Canada.

No Comments

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.