USCIS Temporarily Suspends In-Person Services at Field Offices; No Change to USCIS Service Centers and Mail Lockbox Centers.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced the temporary closure of in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and Application Support Centers (ASCs) to combat the spread of COVID-19. The temporary service suspension is from March 18-April 1, 2020.
This suspension does NOT currently apply to USCIS Service Centers or USCIS Mail Lockbox Centers, where F-1 OPT, J-2 Work Permit, and other applications filed by mail are processed. Students/Scholars should continue filing their applications as appropriate.
The MIT ISchO and MIT ISO will be sure to provide an update if USCIS announces any further change in services.