USCIS to Implement Next Phase of Premium Processing for Certain Previously Filed EB-1 and EB-2 I-140 Petitions

By: Vandana Marath


United States Citizenship and Immigration Companies (USCIS) is beginning its up coming round of premium processing expansion for certain individuals with pending EB-1 and EB-2 Variety I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Employees.

This phase of top quality processing expansion only applies to selected formerly submitted Form I-140 petitions less than the categories of E13 multinational executive and manager, E21 specialists with advanced degrees or fantastic capability, or countrywide curiosity waiver (NIW) applicants. Qualified petitioners may possibly ask for a high quality processing update by submitting Type I-907, Request for High quality Processing Assistance.

Qualified scenarios

Commencing September 15, 2022, USCIS will accept top quality processing requests using Sort I-907 for the pursuing petitions:

  • E13 multinational executives and professionals: Received by USCIS on or just before January 1, 2022.
  • E21 NIW: Acquired by USCIS on or in advance of February 1, 2022.

USCIS will reject requests for quality processing from the earlier mentioned classifications if the petition’s receipt date is just after the dates detailed. The company will adjudicate instances that request quality processing beneath these new classifications within just 45 times.

USCIS is not still accepting premium processing requests for new I-140s less than these classifications.

As of July 1, 2022 USCIS is no more time accepting previous variations of Sort I-907, Ask for for Premium Processing Support. The type was most not too long ago updated on May well 31, 2022.


To obtain out regardless of whether your petition qualifies, or for other concerns connected to immigrant petitions, remember to make contact with your Chugh, LLP immigration expert.


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