USCIS has released a statement on January 21, 2022, confirming that there are an exceptionally high number of employment-based visas available for this fiscal year (October 2021 through September 2022).
Many more visas are available in the EB-1 & EB-2 categories compared to the number of AOS applications that are currently pending with USCIS. Hence, USCIS recommends that individuals who have the option of interfiling based on EB-2 (I-140) to do so at the earliest.
What do you need to know?
There is NO filing fee
USCIS recommends not to file a duplicate interfiling request if you have already filed one.
NO new I-485 application is needed
Send your request with I-485 Supplement J, (if required)
You won’t get a written response to the transfer request, but you will get a receipt number for Supplement J
The request needs to be mailed to a new office especially created for such requests through September 30, 2022, you may submit your written request:
U. S. Department of Homeland Security
USCIS Western Forms Center
10 Application Way
Montclair, CA 91763-1350
If you or someone you know can benefit from this rare opportunity, our office would be glad to assist you with the process. Please let us know if you have any questions.