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Posted: January 15, 2010

Field Office Processing Dates for CALIFORNIA SERVICE CENTER as of: November 30, 2009

 

Form

Title

Classification or Basis for Filing:

Processing Timeframe:

I-90

Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card

Initial issuance or replacement

June 13, 2009

I-102

Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure Record

Initial issuance or replacement of a Form I-94

2.5 Months

I-129

Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker

H-1B – Specialty occupation – Visa to be issued abroad

2 Months

I-129

Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker

H-1B – Specialty occupation – Change of status in the U.S.

2 Months

I-129

Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker

H-1B – Specialty occupation – Extension of stay in the U.S.

2 Months

I-129

Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker

H-2A – Temporary workers

1 Month

I-129

Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker

H-2B – Other temporary workers

1 Month

I-129

Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker

H-3 – Temporary trainees

2 Months

I-129

Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker

E – Treaty traders and investors

2 Months

I-129

Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker

L – Intracompany transfers

1 Month

I-129

Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker

Blanket L

2 Months

I-129

Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker

O – Extraordinary ability

2 Months

I-129

Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker

P – Athletes, artists, and entertainers

2 Months

I-129

Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker

Q – Cultural exchange visitors and exchange visitors participating in the Irish Peace process

2 Months

I-129

Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker

R – Religious occupation

August 16, 2009

I-129

Petition for A Nonimmigrant Worker

TN – North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) professional

2 Months

I-129F

Petition for Alien Fiance(e)

K-1/K-2 – Not yet married – fiance and/or dependent child

5 Months

I-129F

Petition for Alien Fiance(e)

K-3/K-4 – Already married – spouse and/or dependent child

5 Months

I-130

Petition for Alien Relative

U.S. citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21

5 Months

I-130

Petition for Alien Relative

U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21

April 02, 2005

I-130

Petition for Alien Relative

U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21

May 23, 2002

I-130

Petition for Alien Relative

U.S. citizen filing for a brother or sister

October 02, 2000

I-130

Petition for Alien Relative

Permanent resident filling for a spouse or child under 21

January 02, 2007

I-130

Petition for Alien Relative

Permanent resident filling for an unmarried son or daughter over 21

December 02, 2002

I-131

Application for Travel Document

All other applicants for advance parole

3 Months

I-212

Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the U.S. After Deportation or Removal

Readmission after deportation or removal

4 Months

I-360

Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant

Religious workers

5 Months

I-360

Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant

All other special immigrants

5 Months

I-485

Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status

Employment-based adjustment applications

4 Months

I-526

Immigrant Petition By Alien Entrepreneur

For use by an entrepreneur who wishes to immigrate to the United States

5 Months

I-539

Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status

Change of status to H or L dependents

2.5 Months

I-539

Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status

Change status to the F or M academic or vocational student categories

2.5 Months

I-539

Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status

Change Status to the J exchange visitor category

2.5 Months

I-539

Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status

All other change of status applications

2.5 Months

I-539

Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status

Extension of stay for H and L dependents

2.5 Months

I-539

Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status

Extension of Stay for F or M academic or vocational students

2.5 Months

I-539

Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status

Extension of Stay for J exchange visitors

2.5 Months

I-539

Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status

All other extension applications

2.5 Months

I-612

Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement

Application for a waiver of the 2-year foreign residence requirement based on exceptional hardship or persecution

4 Months

I-751

Petition to Remove the Conditions on Residence

Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (spouses of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents

6 Months

I-765

Application for Employment Authorization

Based on a request by a qualified F-1 academic student. [(c)(3)]

3 Months

I-765

Application for Employment Authorization

Based on a pending asylum application [(c)(8)]

4 Weeks

I-765

Application for Employment Authorization

Based on a pending I-485 adjustment application [(c)(9)]

3 Months

I-765

Application for Employment Authorization

Based on TPS for Honduras/Nicaragua [(c)(19), (a)(12)]

3 Months

I-765

Application for Employment Authorization

Based on TPS for El Salvador [(c)(19)(a)(12)]

3 Months

I-765

Application for Employment Authorization

All other applications for employment authorization

3 Months

I-817

Application for Family Unity Benefits

Voluntary departure under the family unity program

6 Months

I-824

Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition

To request further action on an approved application or petition

3 Months

I-829

Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions

Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (immigrant investors)

6 Months

I-829

Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions

Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (immigrant investors) based on PL107-273

September 12, 1997

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Written by MithrasLaw

January 23, 2010 at 1:28 pm

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