U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) field offices will remain closed to the public until at least April 7, 2020. The closure applies to routine in-person services at USCIS field offices, asylum offices, and Application Support Centers (ASCs), although emergency services may be available in limited circumstances. USCIS will notify all applicants and petitioners affected by the closure and will automatically reschedule biometrics appointments once the ASCs reopen to the public. Individuals with InfoPass appointments must reschedule through the USCIS Contact Center once the field offices reopen.
Ogletree Deakins’ Immigration Practice Group will continue to monitor developments with respect to the policy changes and will post updates on the Immigration blog and the firm’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center as additional information becomes available. Critical information for employers is also available via the firm’s webinar programs.