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Cases Processed in Delayed Immediate Relative Petitions, (Form I-130) at Texas Service Center

On February 8, USCIS posted a notification regarding the delay in processing approximately 36,000 immediate relative petitions that were transferred from the California Service Center to the Texas Service Center. In that notification, we advised that some cases were transferred back to our California Service Center to take advantage of currently available resources.  We also committed to providing you with updates on our progress.

The following update is provided as of April 1, 2011, and reflects the number of cases in this group that have been processed to date by the Texas Service Center and the California Service Center. 

Approved Denied Request for Evidence/Intent to Deny Referred to District Office for Interview
28,770 468 4,362 2,130

We encourage you to continue monitoring the progress of your case by accessing My Case Status online. If you do not see any action on your case, such as an approval, denial or an RFE, by March 1, 2011 you may contact USCIS at:

We remain committed to the prompt resolution of all pending cases and will continue providing you with updates on our progress.  

Last Reviewed/Updated: 04/06/2011