USCIS Confirms Long Delays In Issuing Receipt notices
As suspected by this office and many others, the USCIS has finally confirmed that they are suffering large delays in issuing receipt notices. The recent large Influx of cases, the issues surrounding cases against the USCIS Procedural rule changes and COVID 19 have all contributed to this issue.
A quote directly from the USCIS:
"The USCIS lockbox facilities have received a significant increase in filings in recent weeks. This increase, along with facility capacity restrictions necessary to protect the health and safety of the lockbox workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic, is causing significant delays for processing receipt notices. We continue to work to minimize delays. Once we process your submission, we will review your package."
We at IKS ESQ LLC hope that this news better explains this evolving situation. Once we have more information we will Update all affected parties accordingly.