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Service Center Forms Processing

The following shows the current service center processing location(s) by form type.  It should be noted that this is subject to change according to available resources.

California and Vermont Service Centers currently co-process:

  • I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker
  • I-129F, Petition for Alien Fiancé(e)
  • I-539, Application to Change or Extend Nonimmigrant Status
  • I-130, Petition for Alien Relative
  • I-751, Petition to Remove the Conditions on Residence.

Nebraska and Texas Service Centers currently co-process:

  • I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker
  • I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status for Employment-based applicants
  • I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status for Asylees
  • I-102, Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival Departure Document
  • Form I-131, Application for Advance Parole
  • Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition
  • I-765, Application for Employment Authorization (filed in connection with another underlying benefit request, e.g., I-485)
  • I-817, Application for Family Unity Benefits
  • I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition
  • N-565, Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document

Service centers responsible for the nationwide work load:

California Service Center

  • Form I-924, Application for Regional Center Under the Immigrant Investor Pilot Program (EB-5)
  • Form I-924A, Supplement to Form I-924 (EB-5)
  • Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur (EB-5)
  • Form I-829, Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions (EB-5)
  • Form I-129, H-2A Agricultural Workers
  • Form I-129, H-1B Specialty Occupation Worker Petitions (Where the Petitioner is Cap Exempt)
  • Form I-129, R-1 Religious Workers
  • Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant (SD/SR Religious Workers) 
  • Form I-129, E-1 Treaty Traders and E-2 Treaty Investors, and their eligible employees
  • I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status (Family-based adjustment of status cases that do not require an interview)
  • I-687, Application for Status as a Temporary Resident Under Section 245A of the Immigration and Nationality Act
  • I-698, Application to Adjust Status from Temporary to Permanent Resident (Under Section 245A of the INA)
  • I-700, Application for Temporary Resident Status as a Special Agricultural Worker
  • N-644, Application for Posthumous Citizenship 

Vermont Service Center

  • VAWA and T/U visa classifications, which include:
    • Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant
    • Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence of Adjust Status (filed as a T or U nonimmigrant seeking adjustment of status)
    • Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization (as related to VAWA, T, or U visa classifications)
    • Form I-929, Petition for Qualifying Family Member of a U-1 Nonimmigrant.
    • Form I-914, Application for T Nonimmigrant Status
    • Form I-918, Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status
  • Temporary Protected Status for all Central American and African countries, which include El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Somalia and Sudan (Form I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status and associated applications, including Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, and Form I-131, Application for Travel Document)
  • Form I-129, P-1 Major League Sports
  • Form I-129, H-1B1 Free Trade Agreement Nonimmigrants from Chile or Singapore Change of Status/Extension of Stay Petitions
  • Form I-129, H-1C Registered Nurses (NOTE:  This classification sunset on December 20, 2009)
  • Form I-129, E-3 Free Trade Agreement Nonimmigrant Professionals from Australia Change of Status/Extension of Stay Petitions
  • Form I-129, TN Free Trade Agreement Nonimmigrants from Canada or Mexico Change of Status/Extension of Stay Petitions
  • I-687, Application for Status as a Temporary Resident Under Section 245A of the Immigration and Nationality Act
  • I-698, Application to Adjust Status from Temporary to Permanent Resident (Under Section 245A of the INA)
  • I-700, Application for Temporary Resident Status as a Special Agricultural Worker

Nebraska Service Center

  • I-360, Petition for Special Immigrant for Afghan and Iraqi Translators and U.S. Affiliates
  • I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status for Refugees
  • N-400 Application for Naturalization for Military/Military Spouses
  • N-600K, Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate Under Section 322 for Military cases
  • I-131, Application for a Refugee Travel Document or Reentry Permit
  • I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card
  • I-687, Application for Status as a Temporary Resident Under Section 245A of the Immigration and Nationality Act
  • I-698, Application to Adjust Status from Temporary to Permanent Resident (Under Section 245A of the INA)
  • I-700, Application for Temporary Resident Status as a Special Agricultural Worker


Texas Service Center

  • I-687, Application for Status as a Temporary Resident Under Section 245A of the Immigration and Nationality Act
  • I-698, Application to Adjust Status from Temporary to Permanent Resident (Under Section 245A of the INA)
  • I-700, Application for Temporary Resident Status as a Special Agricultural Worker
Last Reviewed/Updated: 02/28/2011