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USCIS Nebraska Service Center

Nebraska Service Center area varies depending on the type of form you will file, and the filing instructions for that form. Applications and petitions to be filed with the Nebraska Service Center must be filed by mail unless the form instructions offer an e-filing option.

When you file your application or petition be sure to follow the instructions for the application or petition. When you file, USCIS will mail you a receipt within 30 days after they receive your case. Your receipt will describe how your case will be processed.

Recent Filing Instruction Changes

Forms I-131, I-765, I-824, and most I-485 are no longer filed directly at the Nebraska Service Center. Please see the instructions on each form, by visiting the Forms section of the USCIS website, for the most up-to-date information.

For all inquiries regarding your case, please click here, or call the National Customer Service Center at 1-800-375-5283.

General Information

If you filed your case under USCIS Premium Processing program, your Form I-797 receipt notice indicates how you can contact the Service Center directly.

Case Services

If you think there is a problem with a case that you filed, you have moved, or you are in need of other services, the National Customer Service Center offers a variety of Case Services for a case that is pending or completed.

USCIS Nebraska Service Center Processing Times
Updated as of December 31, 2011

USCIS Form Number USCIS Form Title USCIS Basis for Filing USCIS Processing General Timeframe
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for a spouse or child under 21 October 1, 2010
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 October 1, 2010
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 October 1, 2010
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21 October 1, 2010
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a brother or sister 5 Months
I-131 Application for Travel Document Refugee or asylee applying for a refugee travel document 3 Months
I-131 Application for Travel Document Permanent resident applying for a re-entry permit 3 Months
I-131 Application for Travel Document Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) dependent applying for advance parole 3 Months
I-131 Application for Travel Document Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) principal applying for advance parole 3 Months
I-131 Application for Travel Document All other applicants for advance parole 3 Months
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Extraordinary ability 4 Months
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Outstanding professor or researcher 4 Months
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Multinational executive or manager 4 Months
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability 4 Months
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Skilled worker or professional 4 Months
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Unskilled worker 4 Months
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability requesting a National Interest Waiver 4 Months
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Schedule A Nurses 4 Months
I-212 Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the U.S. After Deportation or Removal Readmission after deportation or removal July 2, 2008
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant All other special immigrants 5 Months
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) July 2, 2008
I-360 Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant Religious workers 5 Months
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Employment-based adjustment applications 4 Months
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Based on grant of asylum more than 1 year ago 4 Months
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Based on refugee admission more than 1 year ago 4 Months
I-526 Immigrant Petition By Alien Entrepreneur For use by an entrepreneur who wishes to immigrate to the United States March 6, 2011
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change status to the F or M academic or vocational student categories November 27, 2010
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change of status to H or L dependents November 27, 2010
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Change Status to the J exchange visitor category November 27, 2010
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other change of status applications November 27, 2010
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of Stay for F or M academic or vocational students November 27, 2010
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of stay for H and L dependents November 27, 2010
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Extension of Stay for J exchange visitors November 27, 2010
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status All other extension applications November 27, 2010
I-612 Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement Application for a waiver of the 2-year foreign residence requirement based on exceptional hardship or persecution March 21, 2011
I-730 Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition Petition for accompanying family members of a refugee or an asylee 5 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on an approved asylum application [(a)(5)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a request by a qualified F-1 academic student. [(c)(3)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending asylum application [(c)(8)] October 31, 2011
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending I-485 adjustment application [(c)(9)] 3 Months
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for El Salvador [(c)(19)(a)(12)] August 3, 2011
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for Honduras/Nicaragua [(c)(19), (a)(12)] August 3, 2011
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization All other applications for employment authorization 3 Months
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status El Salvador extension 3 Months
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status El Salvador initial or late filing 3 Months
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status Honduras and Nicaragua extension 3 Months
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status Honduras and Nicaragua initial or late filing 3 Months
I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition To request further action on an approved application or petition August 15, 2011
I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (immigrant investors) May 5, 2011
I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions Removal of lawful permanent resident conditions (immigrant investors) based on PL107-273 May 5, 2011
I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card Initial issuance or replacement September 16, 2011
I-90 Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card 10-year renewal September 16, 2011
I-90A Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card Initial issuance or replacement for Special Agricultral Workers (SAW) July 19, 2011
N-565 Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document U.S. citizen applying for a replacement of naturalization or citizenship certificate 6 Months
N-600 Application for Certification of Citizenship Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship June 4, 2011
N-643 Application for Certification of Citizenship on Behalf of an Adopted Child Application for recognition of U.S. citizenship on behalf of an adopted child June 4, 2011

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