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Summary of #AskUSCIS Twitter Town Hall on September 22

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On Sept. 22, our customer service staff hosted their monthly USCIS Twitter Office Hours and answered your questions.

During this event we were able to answer many common questions that we know our customers and stakeholders have. Of course, we received more questions than we had time to address in an hour.

Below you can find all of the questions and answers that we tweeted. You can also find these on Twitter by searching #AskUSCIS.

Thanks to everyone who tweeted questions. We look forward to engaging with you during future installments of USCIS Twitter Office Hours.

Q1: @SergioBasoria My DACA case has been on review for more than 130 days now and I still haven't gotten an answer #AskUSCIS
A1: @SergioBasoria If your #DACA renewal request is pending more than 105 days you can contact us here: … #AskUSCIS
Q2: @justantz my brother applied for I-130 immigrant visa, under initial review when will change to decision status? #AskUSCIS
A2: @justantz If your case is outside of the standard processing time, submit a case inquiry here:  #AskUSCIS
Q3: @N_Bala1106 What is the time frame to process the RFE at CSC center. My RFE submitted a month back but still the same status. #AskUSCIS
A3: @N_Bala1106 For estimated processing times:  You can also submit an inquiry:  #AskUSCIS
Q4: @jan_desjardins Can anyone explain the changes to the I 601 A waiver from 8/29? Is it different than 2013? #AskUSCIS
A4: @jan_desjardins Yes. Final rule expands eligibility to certain family of lawful permanent residents.  #AskUSCIS
Q5: @RabiRabisharma What is the next step after approval of I-130? (I am waiting for mail) #AskUSCIS
A5: @RabiRabisharma Your next steps after I-130 approval depends on status and place of residence. See  #AskUSCIS
Q6: @gabotamayo how long is the sponsor liable for the new legal permanent resident? #AskUSCIS
A6: @gabotamayo Sponsor is responsible until the immigrant becomes a US citizen or has 40 quarters of work  #AskUSCIS
Q7: @robin_arakan What are the 1 800 numbers, please? And can I use them to have someone looked into? #AskUSCIS
A7: @robin_arakan Our customer service # is 1-800-375-5283. You can also contact us here:  #AskUSCIS. (1/2)

A7: @robin_arakan The ICE HSI tip line is 1-866-347-2423, or you can visit . #AskUSCIS (2/2)
Q8: @15_kay how much notice do you give for spouse visa interviews? #AskUSCIS
A8: @15_kay For info on fiancé/fiancée visas please visit  #AskUSCIS
Q9: @caylee_ramos how can we check if the company offering visa sponsor is not a scam or on your red list? #AskUSCIS
A9: @caylee_ramos For info on scams and how to avoid them, please visit  #AskUSCIS #AvoidScams
Q10 : @melusineregulus I just wanted to say thank you for all you have done. My hubby will be naturalized the 30th & I'm so proud. #AskUSCIS
A10 : @melusineregulus Congrats to you & your husband! Thanks for the shout-out! Please post photos w/ #newUScitizen when he naturalizes.
Q11: @adamfairholm Was  replaced? I used to be able to check status there #AskUSCIS
A11: @adamfairholm To check your case status, please visit  #AskUSCIS
Q12: @Mohsin_Mahmood What's estimated wait time for F4? When is my priority date expected to become current? #AskUSCIS
A12: @Mohsin_Mahmood Wait times are difficult to predict. See Visa Bulletin for processing dates.  #AskUSCIS
Q13: @yunusemrecakall My H1b visa does not approved yet. When is due date of it?#AskUSCIS
A13: @yunusemrecakall You can enter your receipt number and check your case status at  #AskUSCIS (1/2)

A13: @yunusemrecakall You can also check processing times once a month here:  #AskUSCIS (2/2)
Q14: @falconboy4u it's been over 110 days since I submitted my RFE in Vermont office is there any way I can track my application?
A14: @falconboy4u To track your application, please visit:  #AskUSCIS