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COVID-19: USCIS announces temporary suspension of premium processing for I-129 and I-140 petitions

  1. Original Date Announced

    March 20, 2020

    COVID-19: USCIS announces temporary suspension until further notice of premium processing (Form I-907) for all Form I-129 (Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker) and Form I-140 (Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers) petitions due to coronavirus. [ID #586].

    USCIS COVID-19 Temporary Suspension of Premium Processing
  2. Effective Date

    March 20, 2020
  4. Biden Administration Action: Other

    July 15, 2022

    USCIS to Implement Second Phase of Premium Processing for Certain Previously Filed EB-1 and EB-2 Form I-140 Petitions

    USCIS announces second phase of premium processing expansion for Form I-140 petitioners under EB-1 and EB-2 classifications.

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Current Status

Not in effect
July 15, 2022
Acted on by Biden Administration

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Replaced
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: USCIS

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