Change of Filing Location for Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur

Beginning Aug. 3, 2010, regardless of the location of the new commercial enterprise, petitioners submitting Form I-526 must mail their petitions to the USCIS Dallas Lockbox facility.  The filing address can be found in Form I-526 instructions at

The USCIS California Service Center will forward Forms I-526 to the USCIS Dallas Lockbox facility for 45 days.  After Sept. 17, 2010, the California Service Center will return all incorrectly filed petitions to the petitioner along with a note to send the petition to the correct location.