i130 Processing Time for Spouse, Parents, Brother 2019

 23 Jul, 19
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I130 application for US citizen’s spouse green card is taking 3 to 10 months at Texas service center.

USCIS California is slowest in processing I-130 approvals and takes minimum of 1 year.

CALIFORNIAFastest Approved CaseRaise USCIS SR Date
Permanent resident filing for a spouse or child under 21Receipt: 31 Jan, 18
Approved in 1 year 5 month
19 Jul, 17
Slowest case approval in 2 year
U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21Receipt: 30 Aug, 16
Approved in 2 year 10 month
30 Aug, 15
Slowest case approval in 3 year 10 month
Permanent resident filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21Receipt: 02 Oct, 15
Approved in 3 year 9 month
24 Jul, 14
Slowest case approval in 5 year
U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21Receipt: 31 Aug, 12
Approved in 6 year 10 month
19 Jul, 10
Slowest case approval in 9 year
U.S. citizen filing for a brother or sisterReceipt: 30 Aug, 11
Approved in 7 year 10 month
02 May, 09
Slowest case approval in 10 year 2 month


VERMONTFastest Approved CaseRaise USCIS SR Date
Permanent resident filing for a spouse or child under 21Receipt: 02 Apr, 19
Approved in 3 month 22 days
25 Dec, 18
Slowest case approval in 7 month
U.S. citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21Receipt: 31 Dec, 18
Approved in 6 month 24 days
27 Sep, 18
Slowest case approval in 9 month 29 days
U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21Receipt: 02 May, 13
Approved in 6 year 2 month
19 Jun, 11
Slowest case approval in 8 year 1 month
Permanent resident filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21Receipt: 02 May, 13
Approved in 6 year 2 month
19 Jun, 11
Slowest case approval in 8 year 1 month
U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21Receipt: 31 Dec, 12
Approved in 6 year 6 month
06 Jan, 11
Slowest case approval in 8 year 6 month
U.S. citizen filing for a brother or sisterReceipt: 01 Mar, 12
Approved in 7 year 4 month
11 Dec, 09
Slowest case approval in 9 year 7 month


TEXASFastest Approved CaseRaise USCIS SR Date
Permanent resident filing for a spouse or child under 21Receipt: 21 Jun, 19
Approved in 1 month 2 days
25 Dec, 18
Slowest case approval in 7 month
U.S. citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21Receipt: 02 Jan, 19
Approved in 6 month 22 days
16 Sep, 18
Slowest case approval in 10 month 10 days
U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21Receipt: 02 Jan, 19
Approved in 6 month 22 days
16 Sep, 18
Slowest case approval in 10 month 10 days
Permanent resident filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21Receipt: 21 Jun, 19
Approved in 1 month 2 days
25 Dec, 18
Slowest case approval in 7 month
U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21Receipt: 30 Dec, 18
Approved in 6 month 25 days
16 Sep, 18
Slowest case approval in 10 month 10 days
U.S. citizen filing for a brother or sisterReceipt: 01 Jan, 19
Approved in 6 month 23 days
16 Sep, 18
Slowest case approval in 10 month 10 days


NEBRASKAFastest Approved CaseRaise USCIS SR Date
Permanent resident filing for a spouse or child under 21Receipt: 02 Oct, 18
Approved in 9 month 24 days
28 May, 18
Slowest case approval in 1 year 1 month
U.S. citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21Receipt: 30 Sep, 18
Approved in 9 month 26 days
28 May, 18
Slowest case approval in 1 year 1 month
U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21Receipt: 29 Sep, 18
Approved in 9 month 27 days
28 May, 18
Slowest case approval in 1 year 1 month
Permanent resident filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21Receipt: 30 Sep, 18
Approved in 9 month 26 days
28 May, 18
Slowest case approval in 1 year 1 month
U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21Receipt: 29 Sep, 18
Approved in 9 month 27 days
28 May, 18
Slowest case approval in 1 year 1 month
U.S. citizen filing for a brother or sisterReceipt: 02 Oct, 18
Approved in 9 month 24 days
28 May, 18
Slowest case approval in 1 year 1 month


POTOMACFastest Approved CaseRaise USCIS SR Date
U.S. citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21Receipt: 02 Mar, 19
Approved in 4 month 23 days
12 Nov, 18
Slowest case approval in 8 month 13 days



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I-130 Sponsor Family for a Green Card

U.S. citizens can sponsor following family members using Form I-130:

  • Natural parents, step-parents and adoptive parents
  • Unmarried sons and daughters under the age of 21
  • Husbands and wives
  • Brothers and sisters, adopted siblings, step-siblings and half siblings
  • Married children or children over the age of 21

Family Green Processing Time

How long does it take for I130 to get approved for spouse is based on current processing time mentioned above at the USCIS service center.

Family Green card form i 130 processing times are updated daily for 2018 using the official USCIS processing times and data shared by real applicants in various forums and trackers online.

 

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USCIS Outside Normal Processing Time

If your ‘case received date’ is before the date (worst case) mentioned above, you should raise a service request with USCIS to check why your case has been delayed. This could mean your case is taking longer than other similar cases and may be stuck in administrative processing.

Next Step after I-130 is filed?

A Green card priority date (receipt date) is assigned by National Visa Center (NVC) on USCIS-approved i-130.

#1 Family Member is Inside the U.S.

A wait list is created with priority date cut-off and USCIS announces current cut-off dates in monthly Visa Bulletin. If you are in US at the time of your date getting current, you will file i485 application and then track the i485 Green Card Adjustment of Status Processing Time.

#2 Family Member is Outside the U.S.

If your family member is outside of the U.S. at the time of priority date getting current, the NVC will send your petition and their visa number to the family members’ local U.S. consulate or embassy, which will contact the family member to come in and complete visa processing.

File Diversity Visa Green Card – I130 pending

You can file for US diversity Green card lottery visa while your I130- is pending. If you get selected and USCIS approved your DV green card, you can withdraw your pending I-130 application.

In many cases, you will get US permanent residency faster with DV lottery than the family sponsorship.

 

 

 


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Recent discussion on forum

  1. Anil.Gupta
    Anil.Gupta

    Hi @Mujahed
    You can expect I130 approval for your son by March 2021.


  2. abdul_ghafar
    abdul_ghafar

    Hi guys I filled 130 form for pareent as usc on 23 of jan 2019 Texas service center when should expect approval
    Tnx


  3. Anil.Gupta
    Anil.Gupta

    Hi @Amna
    The “best case receipt date” means the case which our service found to have been approved most recently. The cases are checked on various forums where users report their approvals.

    It is up-to you to believe it or not.


  4. vegas160
    vegas160

    I understand. Everything in Delhi is electronic now. It shouldn’t be that bad. This waiting process is getting frustrating.


  5. Anil.Gupta
    Anil.Gupta

    Hi All,
    We have added more details on our I130 processing time page today:

    Let us know if this helps explain the dates and processing time. Your feedback is important for us to improve.


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