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USCIS Extends Flexibility for Responding to Requests to March 2021

Posted January 28, 2021Stephanie Wedel - Sr. AssociateArticles

On January 28, 2021, USCIS announced that it will further extend selected deadlines for responses to:

  • Requests for Evidence;
  • Continuations to Request Evidence (N-14);
  • Notices of Intent to Deny;
  • Notices of Intent to Revoke;
  • Notices of Intent to Rescind and Notices of Intent to Terminate regional investment centers;
  • Motions to Reopen an N-400 Pursuant to 8 CFR 335.5, Receipt of Derogatory Information After Grant;
  • Filing date requirements for Form N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings (Under Section 336 of the INA); and
  • Filing date requirements for Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion.

What does this mean for cases?

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, USCIS will accept responses or requests listed above that are submitted or filed within 60 calendar days of the due date. The request, notice, or decision must have been issued anytime between March 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021.

If you have any questions about deadlines for any of the mentioned items, please contact your Meltzer Hellrung attorney or