In-Person USCIS Services Remain Suspended Thru May 4, 2020, Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

by Eliza Grinberg on Apr. 15, 2020

Immigration Immigration  Deportation Immigration  Visa 

Summary: The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) temporarily suspended in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers on March 18, 2020, due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

immigration attorney nycThe United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) temporarily suspended in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers on March 18, 2020, due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak [see blog]. On April 1, 2020, the USCIS announced that it plans to begin reopening its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers on May 4, 2020. However, it cautions that the public closures of the offices may continue beyond May 4 depending on the status of the coronavirus situation [PDF version].

Notwithstanding the closures, USCIS employees are continuing to perform mission-essential services that do not require face-to-face contact with the public. The USCIS is also continuing to provide limited emergency services.

The USCIS will send notices to applicants and petitioners with appointments that were affected by the temporary coronavirus-related closures. The USCIS will reschedule appointments and interviews once it resumes normal operations.

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