U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has issued policy guidance to address instances when the last day to file or respond to a USCIS action is on a Saturday, Sunday or federal holiday.
The guidance clarifies that:
Additional Information: The guidance applies to benefit requests and responses that were pending on or received by USCIS on or after March 29, 2023. USCIS will not apply the policy retroactively.
USCIS considers responses that are submitted electronically to be received immediately; electronic filings are not affected by USCIS not accepting deliveries on Saturdays, Sundays and federal holidays. More information regarding USCIS’ guidance on timeframes for accepting filings and responses on weekends or federal holidays is available here. The updated USCIS Policy Manual is available here.
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