In response to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), the Citizenship and Immigration Services has extended the flexibilities it announced on March 30, 2020, in order to assist applicants and petitioners responding to some:
- Requests for Evidence;
- Continuing Requests for Evidence (N-14);
- Notices of Intent to Deny;
- Notices of Intent to Revoke;
- Notices of Intent to Rescind;
- Notices of Intent to Cancel Regional Centers; and
Motions to Reopen a Form N-400 pursuant to 8 CFR 335.5, Receipt of Negative Information Following a Grant;
In addition, USCIS will consider a Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion, or Form N-336, Request for Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings (Under Section 366 of the INA), if:
The form was filed up to 60 business days from the issuance of the decision we made and we made said decision at any time from March 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.
Date of Issuance of Notice/Petition/Decision:
This flexibility applies to the documents listed above if the issue date indicated in the request, notice or decision is between March 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021, inclusive dates.
Deadline for Responses:
USCIS will consider a response to the petitions and notices listed above that are received within 60 business days after the deadline for response indicated in the petition or notice before taking any action. In addition, we will consider a Form N-366 or Form I-290B received up to 60 business days from the date the decision was made before taking any action.
USCIS will provide additional updates as the situation develops.
Please visit uscis.gov/coronavirus for updates from USCIS.