BAL has confirmed that the Vermont Service Center of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has reopened today after closing temporarily for potential COVID-19 exposure.

Key points:

  • The closure of certain operations at the VSC caused delays in receiving mail at the end of last week.
  • The VSC is reportedly receiving mail normally now.
  • The temporary closure is unlikely to cause significant additional delays in processing immigration applications since many Service Center officers already telework from offsite.

This alert has been provided by the BAL U.S. Practice group. For additional information, please contact

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