USCIS's "Streamlining" of Requests for Case Assistance Won't Make it Easier to Get Answers
In practice, this is effectively shutting down one more avenue individuals have had available to them to resolve possible case issues and obtain answers from a USCIS employee. Other options remain available, such as phone calls to the USCIS Contact Center, which can result in lengthy hold times to speak to a representative, and require you to navigate a convoluted phone maze to reach a human. While an option to submit a request for assistance online does exist, this type of inquiry is limited to only certain types of issues—including only four types of case inquiries and two types of service requests. You can see all available remaining options for obtaining assistance with your case on the USCIS news alert link included with this blog entry.
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