USCIS Updates Guidance on Expedite Requests

  • Clarifies the criteria and circumstances under which we generally consider expedite requests from nonprofit organizations as determined by the Internal Revenue Service;
  • Provides additional examples of when we may consider expedite requests made by federal, state, or local agencies, including labor and employment agencies;
  • Adds examples to further illustrate how the expedite criteria relates to emergencies and urgent humanitarian reasons; and
  • Explains that some circumstances may affect or delay our ability to expedite an application or petition.

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The original publication date of this post was January 25, 2022 3:17 pm