Apr 24, 2020
UPDATE: USCIS Extends Suspension of Most In-Person Services through June 3, 2020
Joshua H. Rolf
- Appointments, Interviews, naturalization ceremonies, and other face-to-face interactions with the public cancelled through June 3
- USCIS will automatically reschedule and send out new notices to those affected
- USCIS Service Centers remain operational
USCIS announced today that is will extend the closure of its field offices for all interviews, appointments, naturalization ceremonies services, and other face-to-face interactions through June 3, 2020, with the intention of re-opening them on June 4. As with its previous suspensions, USCIS advised that it will send out new notices advising individuals of their re-scheduled appointments, except that InfoPass appointments must be re-scheduled through the USCIS Contact Center. In addition, emergency services continue to be available on a case-by-case basis. As of the date of writing, USCIS’ national Service Centers remain operational. Therefore, even though extended, and USCIS has announced it may consider delays due to COVID-19 when adjudicating a late filing, all other expiration dates remain in effect and extensions or renewals must arrive in compliance with applicable regulations to be considered timely-filed.
Green and Spiegel continues to monitor USCIS closures and other procedural changes amid the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have any questions about how these developments may impact your case, please do not hesitate to contact our office