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USCIS Processing Delays for H-1B Extensions Continue

Maria del Carmen Ramos

Maria del Carmen Ramos

As many have noticed, the processing of H-1B extensions at the California Service Center and Vermont Service Center continue to be extremely slow, and the backlog is causing significant hardships for those affected individuals. While the exact reason for the backlog has not given, USCIS has reported that there has been a noticeable increase in H-1B filings, including Simeo filings, and premium processing filings. USCIS further announced that it is working to address the issue. Unfortunately, no specific timeframe was provided as to by when the issue will be resolved.

Continue to check back with us for the status of this important immigration matter. For more information, please contact Maria del Carmen Ramos at 813.227.2252 or