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July 19, 2022

USCIS to implement second phase of premium processing expansion for certain pending multinational manager/executive and national interest waiver petitions

On July 15, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will implement the second phase of the premium processing expansion for certain previously filed I-140 petitions in the multinational manager and executive (EB-1C) as well as the EB-2 National Interest Waiver (NIW) categories. Beginning August 1, EB-1C petitions pending since July 1, 2021 (or earlier) and NIW petitions pending since August 1, 2021 (or earlier) will be eligible for an upgrade to premium processing.

A Tax Alert prepared by EY Law LLP, and attached below, provides additional details.


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