Important COVID-19 Updates Dates for Immigration Agencies

USCIS Nationally

This week, USCIS announced that it will be preparing to re-open to the public on June 4, 2020. This includes in-person interviews and Infopass appointments for non-emergency services at our local offices and biometrics in-person appointments at Application Support Centers. For the latest information on the status of an office, visit https://www.uscis.gov/about-us/uscis-office-closings. As has been the case, you can still file application benefits with USCIS during this time. The types of cases involving interviews at a local office are only those applying for green cards through Adjustment of Status or Naturalization. Contact immigration attorney Boulder, Catherine Brown, if you need assistance with filing or with immigration lawyer representation at USCIS Interviews in Denver.

USCIS Extends Flexibility

USCIS announced May 1, 2020 that it is extending its flexibility policy on deadlines and signature format. For example, persons with deadlines regarding the following may be extended:

  • 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; and
  • Filing date requirements for Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion.

This flexibility applies to the above situations if the issuance date listed on the request, notice or decision is between March 1 and July 1, 2020, inclusive. Contact Catherine Brown immigration attorney Boulder for questions or assistance if you have a USCIS deadline to meet.

Immigration Court – EOIR Denver

On April 21, 2020, Immigration Court has extended postponement of all non-detained immigration court hearings through May 15, 2020 now. If you had a hearing during this time period, you will automatically be rescheduled. Remember to keep the Court updated on your address as they communicate by mail only. Contact immigration attorney Boulder, Law Office of Catherine Brown, LLC for questions on upcoming Denver Court hearings or deadlines.

ICE – Denver

As of April 21, 2020, ICE updated its guidance on check-ins: https://www.ice.gov/coronavirus. There are no in-person appointments with ICE until further notice.

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