Comment: Tracking Your Wait

Visa Bulletin from the State Department and Border Wait Times from CBP are among the various government times you can find from our Processing Times page. Of course, you can also get the latest Priority Dates, and both Service Center and District Office Processing Times. We are pleased to announce that our Processing Times Page has been updated to include the USCIS National Processing Volumes and Trends. In addition to national trends for all forms, trends for the following forms are available: I-90, I-102, I-129 F, I-129, I-130 Imm Rel., I-130 Pref., I-131, I-140, I-360, I-485, I-526, I-539, I-600, I-751, I-765, I-817, I-821, I-824, I-829, I-914, I-918, N-400 Military, N-400 Non-Military, and N-600. Bookmark this useful page and have the information available at your fingertips!

ILW Green Card Survey Tracker provides a unique way to estimate the availability date for green card applications. Unlike other estimation methods, which rely on mechanical or mathematical calculations, this tracker tabulates predictions from immigrants and immigration professionals concerning availability dates for various categories of green card applications.

Give it a try and share your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com






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Focus: Immigration Practice By Robert C. Divine

Immigration Practice by Robert C. Divine & R. Blake Chisam is an invaluable supplement to Kurzban's with a
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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event

October 22, 2013 - 2:00pm EST - Washington, DC - USCIS Asylum Division invites you to its quarterly stakeholder meeting in the White Oak Conference Room, 20 Massachusetts Ave. NW. USCIS officials will be available to discuss asylum operations and answer your questions. To participate in the session, please RSVP online at the Public Engagement mailbox: public.engagement@uscis.dhs.gov. Be sure to provide your full name; please write "Asylum Quarterly RSVP" in the subject line.







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