May 26, 2022
USCIS to implement premium processing for certain pending EB-1 and EB-2 Form I-140 petitions
Beginning 1 June 2022, United States (US) Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will accept requests to upgrade multinational manager and executive (EB-1C) I-140 immigrant petitions to premium processing. Only petitions that were received by USCIS on or before 1 January 2021 will be eligible. USCIS will then extend premium processing to EB-1C petitions pending since 1 March 2021 (or earlier) as well as EB-2 National Interest Waiver (NIW) I-140 petitions pending since 1 June 2021 (or earlier), beginning 1 July 2022.
A Tax Alert prepared by EY Law LLP, and attached below, provides additional details.
Full text of Tax Alert