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3 Ways To Speed Up Your Immigration Case

3 Ways To Speed Up Your Immigration Case

Unfortunately, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) immigration caseloads are backlogged, and decisions can take years. To speed up your immigration application, it is very important to ensure that your application has all the necessary documents. If all these documents are not included, then USCIS can send you a Request for Evidence, also known as an RFE.An RFE can delay your case, and these delays can last weeks or months. To help avoid an RFE, it is necessary that you include all relevant documents that are pertinent to your case.

How To Speed Up Your Immigration Case

There are some things you can do to try to speed up your case:

1. File an expedited request.
USCIS will consider expediting your case if you have a compelling reason, such as:
  • Severe financial loss:
    You will suffer significant financial hardship if your application is not approved quickly.
  • Emergency:
    You have an urgent humanitarian need, such as a serious illness or family emergency.
  • National interest:
    Your application is in the national interest of the United States.
2. Use premium processing.
Premium processing is a service offered by USCIS that guarantees a decision on your application within 15 calendar days. However, premium processing is only available for certain types of applications, and it comes with an additional fee.
3. Contact your congressional representative.
Your congressional representative can advocate on your behalf to USCIS. They may be able to help you get your case expedited if you have a compelling reason.

Tips For Speeding Up Your Immigration Case

Here are some additional tips for speeding up your immigration case:
  • Submit a complete and accurate application.
    The more complete your application is, the less likely it is that USCIS will need to request additional evidence, which can delay your case.
  • Respond to requests for evidence promptly.
    If USCIS requests additional evidence, be sure to respond as soon as possible. Delays in responding can delay your case.
  • Stay informed about the status of your case.
    You can check the status of your case online at the USCIS website.
  • Seek legal help.
    An immigration attorney can help you understand your options and ensure that you are taking all of the necessary steps to speed up your case.If you have been waiting an unreasonable time for the government to take action on your immigration case, you can file a lawsuit to require the government to make a decision on your case. This type of legal action is called a writ of mandamus and can be filed on your behalf by an experienced immigration attorney.
By following these tips and consulting an experienced immigration lawyer, you can increase your chances of getting a faster decision on your immigration case.

Talk To An Experienced Immigration Attorney Today

Mario Godoy and the experienced immigration attorneys at Godoy Law Office Immigration Attorneys can assess your immigration application status. With experience in many different types of immigration cases and an understanding of the impact of new and changing immigration regulations, we can review your case to determine your best options to speed up your immigration application. Please call 630-345-4164.

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