United States | Expedited Processing and Fee Exemptions for Certain Afghan Nationals Extended

USCIS is extending and expanding the filing fee exemptions and expedited application processing for certain Afghan nationals. As a result, USCIS will be able to process requests for work authorization, long-term status, status for immediate relatives, and associated services more quickly.

Certain Afghan nationals will be eligible for the following fee exemptions and expedited processing through September 30, 2023:

Fee Exemptions

Expedited Processing

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