3. Make a USCIS Service Request
There are many reasons why an immigration application could be delayed. In some scenarios, your application is being updated incorrectly or simply lost. In this case, it’s a great idea to contact USCIS to find more out about the status of your application. Often time this helps to speed up the process!
4. Request Expedited Processing
If you find yourself in a situation where expedited processing is vital and you aren’t able to pay for premium services, you can request expedited processing through the USCIS. The USCIS may consider this request if:
- Severe financial loss to a company or person, provided that the need for urgent action is not the result of the petitioner’s or applicant’s failure to
- Urgent humanitarian reasons
- Compelling U.S. government interests (such as urgent cases for the Department of Defense or DHS, or other public safety or national security interests)
- Clear USCIS error
5. Hire An Immigration Lawyer!
Immigration is not always simple so we often recommend speaking and hiring an immigration professional to help with your application processing. Not only do immigration professionals know the rules and regulations which often change, but we also get frequent updates that could possibly affect your case. When looking to hire an immigration lawyer, be sure to find some qualified to carefully handle your case and improve your chances of approval.