USCIS Backlog as on March 31, 2008 Naturalization Applications – 958,663 I-140 Applications – 46,092 I-485 Applications – 762,938 I-765 Applications – 158,565 I-130 Applications – 1,387,045 For more details see USCIS Website
Unites States Citizenship and Immigration Services has recently revealed that the agency has a backlog of Naturalization cases that will take around three years to clear. The Agency attributes this to a surge in application noted since June 2007. The surge was most probably a combined result of the Agency’s … Continue reading
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has declared that the agency has cleared almost 99% of the labor certification backlog, a few cases are pending for slow employer responses.
As evident from the Visa Bulletins published on January 2007 and February 2007, the Employment Based Third Preference quota (EB-3) has become completely stagnant as backlogs continue to grow, fuelled by increasing demand against the comparatively nominal cap allowed. For nationalities like Indians and Chinese, the waiting period might exceed … Continue reading