Contributed by Melanie Corrin, Senior Attorney
Recently, in response to repeated discussions with stakeholders including the American Immigration Lawyers Association regarding serious delays in processing I-130; Immigrant Petitions for Alien Relatives, the United States Citizenship & Immigration Service stated that USCIS is focused on addressing the delays and believes it will again reach a five month average by May of 2014. To address those petitions that have been filed in the last twelve months, USCIS began transferring a number of petitions to additional service centers to better focus their efforts, and reach the backlog.
If you have received a transfer notice, but have not yet heard from your attorney, please contact us. Sometimes notices may not have reached us yet and we can ensure proper tracking of your petition.
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