The United States on Friday announced a grace period of 60 days to H-1B visa holders and green card applicants, who have been asked to produce various documents.
The relaxations have been announced in view of the coronavirus pandemic.Read more ↓
Earlier in April, US President Donald Trump had imposed a 60-day ban on immigration for green card seekers.
What are the relaxations?
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Friday said that the 60-day relaxation would apply 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; and filing date requirements for Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion.
Response to requests allowed up to 60 days after due-date :-
The agency said it will consider a response to the aforementioned requests and notices received within 60 calendar days after response due date before taking action.
It will also consider a Form I-290B received up to 60 calendar days from the date of the decision before taking any action.
The relaxation is valid if the issuance dates on request/notice/decision is between March 1-July 1…Read more>>