Original Date AnnouncedApril 13, 2018
Data reveals substantial delays in the agency’s processing of applications and petitions for immigration benefits under the Trump administration. USCIS’s net backlog more than doubled from the end of FY 2016 to the end of FY 2017 even as its overall case volume increased just four percent during that period. [ID #726]"Annual Report on the Impact of the Ho Security Act on Immigration Functions Transferred to the Department of Ho Security."
Biden Administration Action: ModifiedMarch 29, 2022
2022.03.29 USCIS Announces New Actions to Reduce Backlogs, Expand Premium Processing, and Provide Relief to Work Permit Holders
This Biden administration action attempts to address the Trump-era phenomenon identified in this entry.
On March 29, 2022, USCIS announced new actions to reduce backlogs, expand premium processing, and provide relief to work permit holders.View Document