July 19, 2022
USCIS to implement second phase of premium processing expansion for certain pending multinational manager/executive and national interest waiver petitions
On 15 July 2022, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will implement the second phase of the premium processing expansion for certain previously filed I-140 petitions in the multinational manager and executive (EB-1C) as well as the EB-2 National Interest Waiver (NIW) categories. Beginning 1 August 2022, EB-1C petitions pending since 1 July 2021 (or earlier) and NIW petitions pending since 1 August 2021 (or earlier) will be eligible for an upgrade to premium processing.
A Tax Alert prepared by EY Law LLP, and attached below, provides additional details.
Full text of Tax Alert