What Happens After Filing Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative

What Happens After Filing Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative

Although the steps that take place are fairly consistent, the I-130 processing time will vary significantly based on the type of relationship (between petitioner and beneficiary), USCIS case load, and your ability to properly file an accurately prepared Form I-130 petition. The following outline describes the basic steps of the I-130 time line for most people

RECEIPT OF APPLICATION

APPROXIMATELY 2 TO 3 WEEKS AFTER FILING

If your Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, has been properly filed, USCIS will initially respond