On September 11, 2020, as part of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, USCIS announced that it has again extended the deadlines for all immigration applicants and petitioners to respond to requests, notices, and decisions from USCIS. Applicants, petitioners, and requestors now have 60 additional days from the response due date printed in the notice in which to respond to USCIS. This additional response time is being given to all of the following:
- Requests for Evidence (RFE);
- Continuations to Request Evidence (N-14);
- Notices of Intent to Deny (NOID);
- Notices of Intent to Revoke (NOIR);
- Notices of Intent to Rescind and Notices of Intent to Terminate (NOIT) regional investment centers;
- Motions to Reopen an N-400 Pursuant to 8 CFR 335.5, Receipt of Derogatory Information After Grant;
- Filing date requirements for Form N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings (Under Section 336 of the INA); or
- Filing date requirements for Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion.
This extended deadline applies to any of the above notices that are issued between March 1, 2020 and January 1, 2020, inclusive.
More information from USCIS is available here: https://www.uscis.gov/about-us/uscis-response-to-covid-19
We encourage you to contact our office today if you have any questions about your notice from USCIS.