On February 8, USCIS posted a notification regarding the delay in processing approximately 36,000 immediate relative petitions that were transferred from the California Service Center to the Texas Service Center. In that notification, USCIS advised that some cases were transferred back to the California Service Center to take advantage of currently available resources. USCIS also committed to providing applicants with updates on the progress.
The following update is provided as of February 22, 2011, and reflects the number of cases in this group that have been processed to date by the Texas Service Center and the California Service Center.
||Request for Evidence/ Intent to Deny
||Referred to District Office for Interview|
USCIS encourage applicants to continue monitoring the progress of their case by accessing My Case Status online. If applicants do not see any action on their case, such as an approval, denial or an RFE, by March 1, 2011 they may contact USCIS at: I-130 Inquiries.Tsc@dhs.gov
USCIS remain committed to the prompt resolution of all pending cases and will continue providing applicants with updates on the progress.
February 8, 2011 - USCIS Transfers 36,000 Immediate Relative Petitions from California to Texas Service Center