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Practice Note
 
USCIS Transfers Certain Filings to NBC and Field Offices

In an effort to balance its workload, USCIS recently issued an alert that it is transferring certain filings from the Vermont, Nebraska, Texas and California Service Centers to field offices or to the National Benefits Center (NBC) for adjudication, according to AILA (“American Immigration Lawyers Association”). 

Petitioners should receive notices that their Forms I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Residence Card, originally filed at the Nebraska Service Center, and family-based Forms I-485, adjustment of status applications which do not require an interview, originally filed with the California Service Center, are being transferred to NBC. Stand-alone I-130 immediate relative petitions filed with the various service centers are being transferred to the local field office based on the petitioner's residence. The field offices and NBC will be issuing requests for evidence, notices of decision, and other correspondence on these cases.

For case inquiries, stakeholders may continue to call the National Customer Service Center, or make an InfoPass appointment. 

 


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