Following a September 11, 2008 meeting with the Texas Service Center (TSC), the American Immigration Lawyers Association shared the attached summary with excerpts regarding the I-140 and I-485 lines of interest to NAFSAns, including:

  • New Streamline Mailbox for cases: TSC is piloting a mailbox for AILA member to inquire on cases:
    • whose priority dates become available upon publication of the monthly State Department Visa Bulletin and
    • whose filing dates with TSC have gone beyond the published processing times in the monthly Processing Times published on the USCIS website.
  • Biometrics
  • Mailroom Rejections
  • Priority Date Retention After Interfiling
  • I-140 Denials Without RFEs
  • E-filed I-140s
  • Processing Times