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USCIS Application and Receipting Update
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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) informed it’s customers that fee payments processing and case entry into its tracking system remains behind schedule due to the tremendous increase in the number of applications filed. As a result, applicants are experiencing delays in receiving notices of receipt.

Date Received in Mailroom – USCIS will indicate the actual date, an application was received in the mailroom, on the receipt (in the Received Date box) when Form I-797, Notice of Action, is mailed. If your case is affected by the receipt delay, arrival of your receipt may take up to 12 weeks for adjustment-of-status applications and 15 weeks for naturalization and other applications.

Weekly updates on Receipting – USCIS will provide these weekly updates on progress in issuing receipt notices to it’s customers until this situation is resolved.

Applications Received Prior to Posted Receipting Dates – If your application was received by USCIS before the posted dates below and you still have no receipt, please contact USCIS Customer Service.

Change of Address – If you have submitted your application and are changing your address, but have not yet received your receipt. If you have a receipt, you can report your change of address from website-www.uscis.gov, using USCIS' Change of Address Online.

Unusual Delay – If you have not received a receipt within the timeframe indicated below for the Service Center where you filed your application. As of January 4, 2008, USCIS has completed initial data entry and issued receipt notices for applications and petitions received on or before the dates indicated:

California Service Center

Form Number: Date Received
I-130 8/30/2007
All Other Forms Current

*All I-130s received after the indicated dates have been forwarded to USCIS Chicago Lockbox for data entry.

Nebraska Service Center

Form Number: Date Received
All Other Forms Current


Texas Service Center

Form Number: Date Received
N-400 8/30/2007
All Other Forms Current


Vermont Service Center

Form Number: Date Received
I-130 7/29/2007
N-400 Current
All Other Forms Current


*All I-130s received after the indicated dates have been forwarded to USCIS Chicago Lockbox for data entry.

Chicago Lockbox (as of 1/14/08)


Form Number: Date Received
I-130 810/25/2007
All Other Forms Current

Los Angeles Lockbox

Form Number: Date Received
All Other Forms Current


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