USCIS has further extended 60 days for all RFEs’ deadline

August 14, 2020

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In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced to further extend existing COVID-19 accommodations on RFEs, and other responses. Specifically, the following documents’ response deadline will be extended for 60 calendar days if the issuance date listed on the request, notice or decision is between March 1 and September 11, 2020, inclusive:

  • Requests for Evidence
  • Continuations to Request Evidence (N-14)
  • Notices of Intent to Deny
  • Notices of Intent to Revoke
  • Notices of Intent to Rescind and Notices of Intent to Terminate regional investment centers
  • Filing date requirements for Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion

USCIS will consider a response to the above requests and notices received within 60 calendar days after the response due date set in the request or notice before taking action. USCIS will consider a Form I-290B received up to 60 calendar days from the date of the decision before it takes any action.

In May, 2020, USCIS determined to extend 60 days response deadline for the above the documents issued between March 1 and July 1, 2020. Due to the ongoing of pandemic, USCIS further extended the existing accommodations.