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USCIS Changes to Direct Filing Addresses for Form I-129 Petitions

On Behalf of | Nov 15, 2017 | Immigration

https://www.uscis.gov/news/alerts/changes-direct-filing-addresses-form-i-129-petitions

On October 12, 2017, USCIS will change the direct filing addresses for certain petitioners of Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker. The changes are as follows:

  • Petitioners will now file Form I-129 according to the state where the company or organization’s primary office is located. Previously, petitioners filed Form I-129 based on the beneficiary’s temporary employment or training location.
  • Petitioners located in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Texas will now file Form I-129 at the California Service Center.

Starting November 11, 2017, USCIS may reject Form I-129s that are filed at the wrong service center.

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