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USCIS To Close Its Tijuana Field Office On July 3, 2008

Will Stop Accepting Applications Beginning June 20

WASHINGTON – U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced it will permanently close its field office in Tijuana, Mexico on July 3, 2008.  To prepare, the Tijuana Field Office will stop accepting the following applications and transfer responsibility after the dates listed below:

 

Service

Last date USCIS Tijuana will accept the form

Processing after that date

Petition to Classify Alien as an Immediate Relative   (Form I-130)

June 20, 2008

The U.S. State Department Consular Section will forward applications to the USCIS Mexico City District Office for processing.

Abandonment of Lawful Permanent Resident Status (Form I-407)

July 1, 2008

The U.S. State Department will process the application and send the I-407 and the documents to the USCIS Mexico City District Office for destruction system updates.

Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative (Form I-600)

June 20, 2008

The U.S. State Department Consular Section will receive and forward the applications to the USCIS Ciudad Juarez Field Office for processing.

Application for Advance Processing of Orphan Petition

(Form I-600A/I-800A)

June 20, 2008

The U.S. State Department Consular Section will receive and forward the applications to the USCIS Ciudad Juarez Field Office for processing.

 

The public may contact the USCIS Mexico City District Office as follows:

 

E-mail:         mexico.uscis@dhs.gov

Phone:         5255-5080-2000

Fax:             5255-5080-2326

 

Regular Mail:     DHS/USCIS

PO Box 9000

Brownsville, Texas    78520

 

Express Mail:   DHS/USCIS

Embajada Americana

Ave. Paseo de la Reforma #305-118

Col. Cuauhtémoc CP 06500

Mexico, DF.   MEXICO

 

The U.S. Consulate in Tijuana is open to the public on Monday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (except on U.S. and local holidays). The public is seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Waiting times vary and are sometimes longer than anticipated.

Last Reviewed/Updated: 06/20/2008