USCIS Extends Flexibility for Responding to Agency Requests (e.g. RFE, NOID, etc.)
According to the USCIS, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, USCIS is extending the flexibilities it announced on March 30, 2020, to assist applicants and petitioners who are responding to certain:
Requests for Evidence;
Continuations to Request Evidence (N-14);
Notices of Intent to Deny;
Notices of Intent to Revoke;
Notices of Intent to Rescind and Notices of Intent to Terminate regional investment centers;
Filing date requirements for Form N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings (Under Section 336 of the INA); or
Filing date requirements for Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion.
Notice/Request/Decision Issuance Date:
This flexibility applies to the above documents if the issuance date listed on the request, notice or decision is between March 1 and Sept. 11, 2020, inclusive.
Response Due Date:
USCIS will consider a response to the above requests and notices received within 60 calendar days after the response due date set in the request or notice before taking any action. It will consider a Form N-336 or Form I-290B received up to 60 calendar days from the date of the decision before it takes any action.