USCIS: Delays in Biometric Appointments

January 20, 2021 § Leave a comment

January 2, 2021: The Miami Herald reports that more than a million immigrants in the U.S. who have applied for citizenship through naturalization, adjustment of status, and other benefits have been waiting for their biometric services appointment at a local Application Support Center to provide their fingerprints, photograph, and/or signature. Due to COVID-19, USCIS canceled in-person services at its offices between March and June of last year, and there have been subsequent restrictions after opening to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Given these challenges, when authorized by law, USCIS will be reusing previously collected biometric data to conduct background and security checks.

Read more: https://www.miamiherald.com/article248229910.html?utm_source=AILA+Mailing&utm_campaign=68207af5b2-AILA8-1-5-2021&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_3c0e619096-68207af5b2-290737573

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