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USCIS to Require In-Person Interviews for Employment-Based Green Card Process

August 29, 2017

USCIS announced it will expand the in-person interview process for certain beneficiaries of permanent residency applications.  

In compliance with President Trump’s executive order, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States,” USCIS will begin to phase-in in-person interviews for the following:

Beneficiaries applying in these categories have not traditionally required an interview. Given the pending change, U.S. employers sponsoring foreign nationals for permanent residency should plan for longer wait times for adjudication of green card applications.

We will continue to monitor developments related to the implementation of the new interview requirement and will update you with any important developments.

Jacob Hogg
Jacob Hogg

Gary Glenn
Gary R. Glenn