What is the normal processing time for I-140?

What is the normal processing time for I-140?

four to six months
USCIS processing time for an I-140 Petition is typically four to six months. However, for an additional filing fee, the USCIS will adjudicate the petition via “premium processing” (15 calendar days).

How many days it will take to get receipt for I-140 premium processing?

15 calendar day
The USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) guarantees a 15 calendar day processing to those who opt for premium processing. There are various types of employment-based visas eligible for premium processing, but for now, we will only look at those who file a form I-140.

Is there premium processing for I-140?

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that premium processing will become available for certain pending Forms I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers, in the EB-1 Multinational Manager and EB-2 National Interest Waiver (NIW) categories, beginning in June and July, respectively.

Can we downgrade EB2 to EB3 now?

Your current employer with approved I-140 (from EB-2) with a priority date that is current in EB-3, can downgrade your case using the same EB2 PERM and file a new I140 with the EB3 category. There is no need to file a new PERM for downgrading from EB2 to EB3. EB2 PERM can be used for EB3 downgrade.

Can I-140 premium processing take more than 15 days?

USCIS guarantees 15-calendar day processing of Form I-140 petitions through the Premium Processing Service. The 15-day period begins when USCIS receives USCIS will refund the premium processing fee if it fails to process the Form I-140 within 15 calendar days of the receipt of the Form I-140 with the Form I-907.

Can premium processing take less than 15 days?

If you file in Premium Processing, you would get decision within 15 calendar days, but if you file in Regular processing, it can vary based on where it was filed and the case. It can vary anywhere from 3 to 6 months or more.

How do I speed up Uscis processing time?

You can generally request expedited processing by calling the USCIS Contact Center at 800-375-5283 (TTY 800-767-1833) or by asking Emma after you have obtained a receipt notice.

Does USCIS approve case on weekends?

Representatives at our USCIS Contact Center will now take calls Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., local time. Applicants will be able to call our toll-free number on Saturdays to receive nationwide assistance for immigration services and benefits offered by USCIS.

Can we change from EB3 to EB2 after I-140 approval?

The change to EB2 immigrant visa category does not actually “upgrade” the previously filed Labor Certification (LC) and Form I-140 petition. This EB3 to EB2 “upgrade” process requires the filing of a new Labor Certification and related Form I-140 petition, requesting EB2 classification.

When EB3 will become current?

EB-3 Professionals and Skilled Workers: All countries except India and China will become current in October. Cutoff dates for China will advance four and a half months to July 1, 2017, and for India will advance three and a half months to January 15, 2010.