I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion
Purpose of Form
To notify USCIS that you are appealing ,or filing a motion to reopen, or a motion to reconsider, an adverse decision of USCIS or a bond breach issued by ICE.
Who Should NOT File This Form:
Number of Pages
Form 2; Instructions 8.
01/23/14. (USCIS will accept editions dated 11/1/12; 03/14/11; 11/23/10; 04/21/10; 02/10/09; and 03/04/08 until April 5, 2014. After April 5, we will only accept the 01/23/14 edition).
Where to File
File your appeal or motion in accordance with the address listed at this link: Filing Addresses for Form I-290B
Do not submit the Form I-290B directly to the Administrative Appeals Office.
If you are filing at a USCIS Lockbox facility:
To ensure your form is accepted:
Special Immigrant Iraqi or Afghan Nationals who worked for or on behalf of the U.S. Government: No fee is required when Form I-290B is filed to appeal a denial of a petition for a special immigrant visa by a Special Immigrant Iraqi or Afghan National who worked for or on behalf of the U.S. Government in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Applicants under the Perez-Olano Settlement Agreement (POSA): Submit the Form I-290B with the appropriate fee or fee waiver in accordance with the filing instructions. Under Part 3, Information About the Appeal or Motion, check box “F”. Write “Perez-Olano Settlement Agreement” in Part 4, Basis for the Appeal or Motion.
The fee will not be refunded, regardless of the action taken in your case.
This page can be found at http://www.uscis.gov/i-290b
Last Reviewed/Updated: 02/05/2014