The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) COVID-19 related flexibilities will expire on March 23, 2023. The USCIS, which has extended COVID-19 related flexibilities multiple times including March 2022, October 2022 and January 2023 are not expected to be further extended.

The extensions have been in place to assist applicants, petitioners and requestors with additional time (60 days) in responding to certain USCIS requests including the following:

  • Requests for Evidence;
  • Continuous Requests for Evidence (N-14);
  • Notices of Intent to Deny;
  • Notices of Intent to Revoke;
  • Notices of Intent to Rescind;
  • Notices of Intent to Terminate Regional Centers;
  • Notices of Intent to Withdraw Temporary Protected Status; and
  • Motions to Reopen an N-400 Pursuant to 8 CFR 335.5, Receipt of Derogatory Information After Grant.

The extensions also allowed to consider a Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion or a Form-336, Request for Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings (Under Section 336 of the INA) if:

  • The form was filed up to 90 days from the date the decision was made; and
  • The decision was made between November 21, 2021 and March 23, 2023.

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