Federal Agencies

California Service Center Processing Time Report (1/18/02)

1/18/02 AILA Doc. No. 02012232.


As of 01/18/02

See Notice to the Public below

Petition Type We are currently processing cases with these Receipt Notice dates:
I-90  10/29/01
I-102  11/01/01
I-129 L  12/21/01
I-129 H1B COS/CN  11/23/01
I-129 H1 EOS  12/11/01
I-129 H2/H3  12/07/01
I-129 E  11/28/01
I-129 R  11/11/01
I-129 F  12/12/01
I-129 O, P, Q  12/03/01
I-130 (IR) ***  08/03/01
I-130 Pref.***  02/02/98
I-131  11/26/01
I-140 A&B E1-E2  07/30/01
I-140 C E1- 3  09/20/01
I-140 D E2 - 1  10/26/01
I-140 E E - 3  09/13/01
I-140 G EW - 3  12/18/01
I-212 Waiver Ready  06/16/98
I-360 Widows/Widowers  01/03/02
I-360 Religious  06/27/01
I-526  06/12/01
I-539  10/12/01
I-485 "Ready to Adjudicate"  01/01/00
I-751  07/11/01
I-765 30 Day*  11/19/01
I-765 90 Day**  10/30/01
I-817 (initial)  08/13/99
I-817 (extensions)  06/23/99
I-824 DIV I   11/25/01
I-824 DIV II  11/25/01
I-824 DIV III  01/11/02
I-824 DIV IV  01/11/02 
I-829  08/20/99

* 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 after the current processing date of your case is shown above before inquiring.

JIT for public 01/04/02

U.S. Department of Justice
Immigration and Naturalization Service 


Notice To The Public

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  01/09/02
I-129  01/11/02
I-130  01/11/02
I-140  01/11/02
I-526  01/11/02
I-131  01/11/02
I-90 (ALL)  01/10/02
I-102  01/10/02
I-212  01/11/02
I-360  01/11/02
I-485  01/11/02
I-539  01/10/02
I-751  01/11/02
I-817  01/11/02
I-824  01/10/02
I-881  01/10/02
N-400  01/08/02

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.