AILA Sends Letter to USCIS Demanding Immediate Suspension of All Deadlines

On March 23, 2020, AILA sent a letter requesting USCIS to implement the recommendations in its March 16 and March 23 letters. AILA also demanded that USCIS take the following three actions on or before March 27:

  • extend statutory or regulatory deadlines for immigration benefits;
  • suspend all deadlines during the time of the COVID-19 national emergency; and
  • extend any nonimmigrant status and otherwise maintain the status quo for purposes of eligibility for protection and immigration benefits processed by USCIS from the date the President declared a national emergency on March 11, 2020, until 90 days after the emergency proclamation ends.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 20032531.

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