USCIS Will Accept Reproduced Original Signatures
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced the
suspension of Premium Processing for all Form I-129 and I-140 petitions
due to the Coronavirus emergency. While this is effective March 20, 2020,
it will also include petitions with an earlier post-mark, which the USCIS
received today. The USCIS will return the $1440.00 filing fee for such
Additionally, the USCIS also accept reproduced original signatures or electronically
reproduced original signatures. The USCIS has, however, mandated that
documents with the original signatures must be retained as the USCIS may
request these documents. If these documents are not available when the
USCIS request them, it may adversely effect the petition.
Please feel free to contact USILAW with any questions. You may reach us
via telephone at +1 (202) 618 4540 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.