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AAO Processing Times

This chart shows the average amount of time it takes to receive a decision in a particular type of case after the case file is received by the AAO. Processing times are directly related to the volume of cases received.

 

AAO Processing Times as of July 1, 2014

Form Number

Case Type

Time

I-129CWCNMI-Only Nonimmigrant Transitional WorkerCurrent

I-129F

Petition for Fiancée

Current

I-129 H1B  

Nonimmigrant  Specialty  Occupation  Worker  

Current

I-129 H2  

Temporary  Nonimmigrant  Worker  

 Current

I-129 H3  

Temporary  Nonimmigrant  Trainee  

Current

I-129 L  

Nonimmigrant  Intracompany  Transferee  

Current

I-129 O  

Nonimmigrant  Extraordinary  Ability  Worker  

Current

I-129 P1,  P2,  P3  

Athletes,  Artists  and  Entertainers  

Current

I-129 Q  

Cultural  Exchange  Worker  

Current

I-129 R  

Nonimmigrant Religious Worker  

Current

I-131  

Application  for  Travel  Document  

Current

I-140 EB1  

(A) Alien  with  Extraordinary  Ability  

Current

I-140 EB1  

(B) Outstanding  Professor  or  Researcher  

Current

I-140 EB1  

(C) Multinational  Manager  or  Executive  

Current

I-140 EB2  

(D) Advanced Degree  Professional  

Current

I-140 EB2  

(I) National Interest Waiver

Current

I-140 EB3  

(E) Skilled  or  Professional  Worker  

Current

I-140 EB3  

(G) Other  Worker  

Current

I-212  

Application to Reapply  for  Admission  

Current

I-352  

Bond  Breach  

Current

I-360 EB4  

Petition  for  Religious  Worker  

Current

I-360 AAmerasianCurrent

I-360  C  

Special  Immigrant  Juvenile  

Current

I-360 KSpecial Immigrant Afghanistan or Iraq National TranslatorCurrent

I-360  VAWA  

Violence  Against  Women  Act  Petition  

Current

I-360 ESpecial Immigrant Canal ZoneCurrent
I-360 FSpecial Immigrant PhysicanCurrent
I-360 HSpecial Immigrant Armed Forces MemberCurrent
I-360 GSpecial Immigrant Intl Org. EmployeeCurrent
I-360 LSpecial Immigrant Iraq National US EmployeeCurrent
I-360 MSpecial Immigrant OtherCurrent

I-485  

Cuban  Adjustment  Act  Application  

Current

I-485  LIFE

LIFE  Act  Adjustment  Application  

Current

I-485  Dplmt

Section  13  Adjustment  Application  

 Current

I-485 TT Visa Nonimmigrant AdjustmentCurrent
I-485 UU Visa Nonimmigrant AdjustmentCurrent

I-526  EB5  

Alien  Entrepreneur  

Current

I-600

Petition  for  Orphan  

Current

I-601  

Application  for  Waiver  of  Inadmissibility  

Current

I-612  

Application  for  212(e)  Waiver  

Current

I-687  

Legalization  Application  for  Temporary  Residence  

Current

I-690  

Legalization/SAW -Waive Grounds of Excludability

Current

I-698  

Legalization  Adjustment  Application  

Current

I-700  

Special  Agricultural  Worker  

Current

I-821  

Temporary  Protected  Status  

Current

I-800Convention Adoption as an Immediate RelativeCurrent

I-905  

Application to Issue  Cert  for  Health  Care Workers  

Current

I-914  

Application  for  T  Nonimmigrant  Status  

Current

I-918  

Petition  for  U  Nonimmigrant  Status  

Current

I-924Application for Regional CenterCurrent
I-929Qualifying Family Member of a U NonimmigrantCurrent

N-470  

Application to Preserve  Residence  

Current

N-565  

Replacement  Naturalization/Citizenship Document 

Current

N-600  

Certificate  of  Citizenship  

Current

N-643  

Certificate  of  Citizenship  for  Adopted Child  

Current

The appellate review should be completed within six months or less from the time when we receive the appeal. 

Last Reviewed/Updated: 07/07/2014