Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, USCIS has experienced delays in scheduling or rescheduling application support center (ASC) appointments to collect biometrics/fingerprints. The agency has provided an update on these delays. Some interesting things to note:
- Between March-June, 280,000 biometrics appointments were cancelled
- Previously cancelled appointments have not all been rescheduled yet
- USCIS is scheduling approximately 10,400 appointments per day
- As of mid-December, approximately 1.3 million application are awaiting biometrics appointments
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