USCIS extends covid-19-related flexibilities to respond to deadline requests
👉U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is extending certain COVID-19-related flexibilities through Jan. 24, 2023. Under these flexibilities, USCIS considers a response from applicants received within 60 calendar days after the due date outlined in the following requests or notices before taking any action, if the request or notice was issued between March 1, 2020, and Jan. 24, 2023.
✅USCIS will give extra 60 days for the following:
🔸 Requests for Evidence;
🔸 Continuations to Request Evidence (N-14);
🔸 Notices of Intent to Deny;
🔸 Notices of Intent to Revoke;
🔸 Notices of Intent to Rescind;
🔸 Notices of Intent to Terminate regional centers;
🔸 Notices of Intent to Withdraw Temporary Protected Status; and
🔸 Motions to Reopen an N-400 Pursuant to 8 CFR 335.5, Receipt of Derogatory Information After Grant.
In addition, USCIS will consider a Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion, or a Form N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings (Under Section 336 of the INA), if:
🔹 The form was filed up to 90 calendar days from the issuance of a decision we made; and
🔹 We made that decision between Nov. 1, 2021, and Jan. 24, 2023, inclusive.
USCIS also extended the reproduced signature flexibility announced in March 2020, which became a permanent policy on July 25, 2022.
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