USCIS to Continue Accepting Prior Edition of Form I-918 Through End of 2019

by Eliza Grinberg on Aug. 14, 2019

Immigration Immigration  Deportation Immigration  Visa 

Summary: On June 21, 2019, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it is extending the grace period for the previous edition of the Form I-918, Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status.

immigration attorney nycOn June 21, 2019, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it is extending the grace period for the previous edition of the Form I-918, Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status [PDF version].

The current edition of the Form I-918 is dated 04/24/19. The USCIS had previously indicated that beginning on July 2, 2019, it would only accept the Form I-918, and the Supplement B, U Nonimmigrant Status Certification, with the 04/24/19 edition date. The USCIS will now continue to accept the 02/07/17 edition of the Form I-918 and Supplement B through December 31, 2019. Beginning on January 1, 2020, the USCIS will only accept the Form I-918 and Supplement B with the edition date of 04/24/19. No other editions of the Form I-918 and Supplement B will be accepted.

When filing any form with the USCIS, it is important to follow all of the current instructions, which are posted on the USCIS website. U visa petitions and prospective U visa petitioners should consult with an experienced immigration attorney for case-specific guidance. We discuss the U visa program and other similar forms of immigration relief and protection in the Victims of Violence section of our website [see category].

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