As per the USCIS Website as updated on June 17, 2020, the following Offices are closed or have temporarily changed hours. At present USCIS locations are not accepting walk-in visits at this time. One has to schedule appointment before arriving at a USCIS office:
- Update Relating to the Dallas Field Office
Recently Dallas Field office was closed due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19, also the Dallas field office had stopped receiving the mails. But based on a recent update the Dallas Field Office has begun conducting naturalization ceremonies on Thursday (06/11/2020) in the parking lot of the Dallas Field Office. N-400 interviews also resumed on June 15, 2020 at the Dallas Field Office. The number of interviews scheduled daily will be significantly reduced because of the recent closure. Mail deliveries also resumed on June 12, 2020, but there were some delays in the mail delivery.
- Temporarily Closed Field Offices Due to COVID-19
|Filed Office||Type of Office||Status|
Temporarily closed to the public until further notice
III. San Francisco
IV. San Jose
|Field Offices||Closed to Public: Emergency Services Only|
II. New York City
Closed to Public: Emergency Services Only
Please reach out to the USCIS Contact Center for assistance with emergency services.
Also, the following field support offices are now closed. Please contact the nearest field office for assistance.
|If one previously visited the field support office in:||Then please contact the field office in:|
|Fort Benning, Georgia||Montgomery, Alabama|
|Fort Jackson, South Carolina||Greer, South Carolina|
|Fort Sill, Oklahoma||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|
- Application Support Centers
All Application Support Center are closed at present.
- Asylum Offices
Newark office is closed due to facilities issues. USCIS asylum offices will not be open for walk-in assistance or for non-interview inquiry appointments until further notice. Asylum offices will only be open to individuals appearing for previously scheduled interview appointments. Please contact the asylum offices by email, mail, or phone. Contact information for each asylum office is found using the Asylum Office Locator. If you have an asylum application pending with us, you can check your case status online. You will need the receipt number that we mailed you after you filed your application. Start here: https://egov.uscis.gov/casestatus/landing.do.
- Permanently Closed International Offices: These Closures are not related to the COVID-19
|International Office||Type of Office||Status|
|Accra, Ghana||Field Office||Closed Permanently|
|Amman, Jordan||Field Office||Closed Permanently|
|Athens, Greece||Field Office||Closed Permanently|
|Bangkok, Thailand||Field Office||Closed Permanently|
|Ciudad Juarez, Mexico||Field Office||Closed Permanently|
|Frankfurt, Germany||Field Office||Closed Permanently|
|Johannesburg, South Africa||Field Office||Closed Permanently|
|Lima, Peru||Field Office||Closed Permanently|
|Monterrey, Mexico||Field Office||Closed Permanently|
|Manila, Philippines||Field Office||Closed Permanently|
|Moscow, Russia||Field Office||Closed Permanently|
|Port-au-Prince, Haiti||Field Office||Closed Permanently|
|Rome, Italy||Field Office||Closed Permanently|
|Santo Damingo, Dominican Republic||Field Office||Closed Permanently|
|Seoul, South Korea||Field Office||Closed Permanently|
|Bangkok, Thailand||District Office||Closed Permanently|
|Mexico City, Mexico||District Office||Closed Permanently|
|Rome, Italy||District Office||Closed Permanently|
Please refer to our previous articles on COVID-19. We will regularly update the blog as soon as any new information is available on COVID-19.
Previous Article Relating to the USCIS Office Closure:
- http://www.ahluwalialaw.com/covid-19-update-temporary-closure-of-uscis-international-offices/ (Date of Publication: March 25, 2020)
This article aims to provide new information concerning COVID-19 and its effect on the Aliens. This article, under no circumstances, acts as legal; therefore, for any further case-specific question, please contact your attorney or the Ahluwalia Law Offices, P.C. (Team ALO).