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September 19, 2022

USCIS enters the next phase of expanding premium processing for previously filed EB-1 and EB-2 National Interest Waiver I-140 Petitions

United States (US) Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced the next phase in its expansion of premium processing for certain I-140 immigrant visa petitions. As of 15 September 2022, USCIS has begun accepting requests to upgrade multinational manager and executive (EB-1C) I-140 petitions to premium processing. Only petitions that were received by USCIS on or before 1 January 2022 will be eligible. USCIS will also now accept upgrade requests for EB-2 National Interest Waiver (NIW) I-140 petitions pending since 1 February 2022 (or earlier).

A Tax Alert prepared by EY Law LLP, and attached below, provides additional details.



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