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COVID-19: Premium Processing Temporarily Suspended for Employment-Based Visas, Green Cards

USCIS has temporarily suspended premium processing services for all non-immigrant and immigrant work visa applications. This temporary suspension applies for the following visa applications:

  • Non-immigrant: E-1, E-2, H-1B, H-2B, H-3, L-1A, L-1B, Blanket L-1, O-1, O-2, P-1, P-2, , P-3, Q-1, R-1, TN-1 and TN-2.

  • Immigrant: EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3.

Beginning March 20, USCIS will not process any new requests for premium processing service. USCIS will reject premium processing requests and return the $1,440 filing fee for all cases filed prior to March 20, but which were not yet accepted by USCIS.

If you have any questions, please contact Ayla Kremen Adomat, Esq. at



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