U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced today it is extending temporary flexible measures in place for certain applicants and petitioners because of the COVID-19 national emergency.

Key points:

  • Applicants and petitioners have an additional 60 days beyond the due date to respond to certain requests or notices.
  • This deadline extension applies to the following documents whose issuance date as indicated on the notice or request is between March 1 and July 1, 2020:
    • Requests for Evidence
    • Continuations to Request Evidence (N-14)
    • Notices of Intent to Deny
    • Notices of Intent to Revoke
    • Filing date requirements for Notice of Appeal or Motion (Form I-290B)
    • Notices of Intent to Rescind and Notices of Intent to Terminate regional investment centers.
  • USCIS will provide further updates as the situation develops. The agency posts the latest facts and updates on its coronavirus page.

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

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