spreading like wildfire and has stretched its reach to 27 cities across the US.
USCIC plans to implement InfoPass in all 33 USCIS District Offices in the country,
including all 34 Sub-Offices by early September 2004. USCIS Director Eduardo Aguirre
predicts that InfoPass will ultimately mean the end of having waiting in line
InfoPass is an Internet-based system that enables the public
to go online to schedule appointments with immigration information officers
at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) offices. If you have a
complex immigration question or need that is best addressed by a trained USCIS
officer in person, InfoPass offers a convenient alternative to waiting in line
for assistance. InfoPass is a secure Internet site.
HOW DOES INFOPASS WORK?
access the system by typing www.uscis.gov into your Internet browser window.
No special software is necessary. The only requirements are a computer with
a browser and Internet access.
InfoPass home page asks you to select your preferred language. InfoPass
is currently offered in 12 languages.
screen prompts asking for your zip code, name, birth date, phone number,
desired appointment type, date, and time.
generates an electronic appointment notice, which appears on the screen.
appointments are available in two-week blocks.