USCIS enters the next phase of expanding premium processing for previously filed EB-1 and EB-2 National Interest Waiver I-140 Petitions

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19 Sep 2022 PDF
Subject Tax Alert
Categories Immigration
Jurisdictions United States

United States (US) Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced the next phase in its expansion of premium processing for certain I-140 immigrant visa petitions. As of 15 September 2022, USCIS has begun accepting requests to upgrade multinational manager and executive (EB-1C) I-140 petitions to premium processing. Only petitions that were received by USCIS on or before 1 January 2022 will be eligible. USCIS will also now accept upgrade requests for EB-2 National Interest Waiver (NIW) I-140 petitions pending since 1 February 2022 (or earlier).

A Tax Alert prepared by EY Law LLP, and attached below, provides additional details.

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