02 Feb USCIS Extends Flexibility for Responding to USCIS Requests Through March 2021
Washington, D.C., January 31, 2021: In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it is extending a measure adopted nearly 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 March 31, 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 regional investment centers; and
- Motions to Reopen an N-400 Pursuant to 8 CFR 335.5
Please visit uscis.gov/coronavirus for latest facts and other USCIS updates.
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