No More Biometrics Required for H-4, L-2 and E Nonimmigrants for the Next 24 Months
After lawsuits and advocacy efforts from AILA, USCIS has finally addressed that problem. USCIS has announced that as of May 17, 2021, they are suspending the biometrics requirement for H-4, L-2 and E nonimmigrants for 24 months.
Coupled with concerted efforts by USCIS to address the H-4 and L-2 processing backlogs, hopefully we can see H-4 and L-2 processing, along with H-4 EADs and L-2 EADs, get back to 90+ days.
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