USCIS Casework Transfers to Balance Workloads and Decrease Processing Times

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Workload Transfer from the Vermont Service Center to the Nebraska Service Center

USCIS recently began transferring certain casework from the Vermont Service Center (VSC) to the Nebraska Service Center (NSC) to balance workloads and decrease processing times.

The NSC will now process some:

Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, for petitioners requesting H-1B nonimmigrant classification;

Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status, for the H-4 nonimmigrant classification; and 

Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, for H-4 nonimmigrants applying for employment authorization.

Workload Transfer from the Vermont Service Center to the California Service Center

USCIS recently began transferring certain casework from the Vermont Service Center (VSC) to the California Service Center (CSC) to balance workloads and decrease processing times. The CSC will now process some:

Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, for petitioners requesting L-1 Intracompany Transferee nonimmigrant classification;

Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status, for the L-2 nonimmigrant classification; and

Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, for L-2 nonimmigrants applying for employment authorization.

Potomac Service Center Now Processing Certain Form I-765 Cases

On March 28, 2016, the Lockbox began sending certain cases to the Potomac Service Center. This includes all newly filed Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, applications filed by F-1 and M-1 students seeking Optional Practical Training (OPT).

 

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