California Service Center Processing Time Report (11/9/01)


As of 11/09/01

See Notice to the Public below

Petition Type We are currently processing cases
with these Receipt Notice dates:
I-90 10/25/01
I-102 09/18/01
I-129 L 10/12/01
I-129 H1B COS/CN 10/30/01
I-129 H1 EOS 09/06/01
I-129 H2/H3 10/10/01
I-129 E 10/31/01
I-129 R 09/28/01
I-129 F all receipts should be processed within 30 days
I-129 O, P, Q 10/29/01
I-130 (IR) Spouse 08/27/01
I-130 (IR) M/C 08/02/01
I-130 (IR) Other 08/02/01
I-130 Pref. Spouse 06/14/99
I-130 Pref. M/C 08/17/99
I-130 Pref. Other 01/27/98
I-131 all receipts should be processed within 30 days
I-140 A&B E1-E2 06/20/01
I-140 C E1- 3 07/23/01
I-140 D E2 - 1 07/31/01
I-140 E E - 3 08/13/01
I-140 G EW - 3 09/16/01
I-212 Waiver Ready 08/29/01
I-360 Widows/Widowers 08/22/01
I-360 Religious 06/27/01
I-526 06/12/01
I-539 08/16/01
I-485 "Ready to Adjudicate" 01/01/00
I-751 04/05/01
I-765 30 Day* 09/12/01
I-765 90 Day** 09/12/01
I-817 (initial) 08/13/99
I-817 (extensions) 06/23/99
I-824 DIV I all receipts should be processed within 30 days
I-824 DIV II all receipts should be processed within 30 days
I-824 DIV III 01/11/00
I-824 DIV IV 03/16/01
I-829 02/17/99

* 30 Day - (c)(8) Initial (c)(3)(iv) Special Students
** 90 Day - (a)(6), (a)(13), (c)(1), (c)(2), (c)(3), (c)(4), (c)(5), (c)(6), (c)(7), (c)(8) replace/renewal
I-140 & I-485 dates reflect only those cases wherein a quota number is available

How to Read this Report
An application or petition with a Receipt Notice date listed above should be processed within 30 days of this notice. If the receipt date on your Receipt Notice shows an earlier date and thirty days have passed since that receipt date, please send an inquiry to fax number (949)389-3485. If you applied after the indicated date, we are not processing your case at this time.

Example: Look at the top lines of your receipt. If you filed Form I-90, and the report says that the service center is processing cases with your Receipt Notice date, you should hear from us within thirty days.

Please wait thirty days(30) after the current processing date of your case is shown above before inquiring.

JIT for public 11/09/2001
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U.S. Department of Justice
Immigration and Naturalization Service



We apologize for the delay in releasing this information. Due to a significant increase of incoming mail at the Service Center, your receipt notice, acknowledging acceptance of your application or petition, may be delayed.

We are expanding our fee receipting capabilities by adding more contract staff, additional data entry workstations and expanded hours of operation. The chart below indicates what applications/petitions are experiencing a delay and the approximate dates the mailroom is currently processing. We regret any inconvenience this situation has caused you. Please allow 5 - 7 business days from the date shown to actually receive your notice in the mail.

Form Type Current Processing Date
I-765 10/22/01
I-129 10/19/01
I-130 10/25/01
I-140 10/18/01
I-526 10/22/01
I-131 10/01/01
I-90 (ALL) 10/10/01
I-102 10/18/01
I-212 10/01/01
I-360 10/22/01
I-485 10/01/01
I-539 10/01/01
I-694 10/01/01
I-751 10/03/01
I-817 10/04/01
I-824 10/01/01
I-881 10/01/01
N-400 08/30/01

If your check or money order has not yet been cashed, please do not cancel it. Canceling your payment could result in the amount being processed as a bounced check and you may be issued a bill automatically with a $30.00 processing fee.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 01110932.