Miscellaneous

What happens after I-797C Notice of Action?

What happens after I-797C Notice of Action?

I-797, Notice of Action Depending on the petition type, it either means you will receive your green card soon, or USCIS has forwarded your case to the next agency to move your application or petition forward.

What does form I-797C Notice of Action mean?

I-797C, Notice of Action. Issued to communicate receipt or rejection of an applications or petitions; transfer of files; fingerprint biometric, interview and re-scheduled appointments; and re-opening of cases. I-797D. Accompanies benefit cards.

How long does it take to get a notice of action after I-797?

2 to 3 weeks
The Form I-797 approval notice is usually issued 2 to 3 weeks after you’ve submitted your application to the USCIS.

How long does it take to get I-797C after approval?

two to three weeks
You should receive an I-797 usually two to three weeks after submitting your application. Remember that the I-797 is often just a notice from USCIS that they received your application and nothing more.

How do I check my I797C status?

Once you receive your I-797, you can check your status using the following steps.

  1. Visit the USCIS Case Status Online Tool.
  2. Enter the 13-digit USCIS receipt number. Enter the number without the hyphens.
  3. Click the “Check Status” button.

What happens after USCIS receipt notice?

Once you get your receipt number, you will be able to check your case status online at the USCIS official website. In most cases, you will see the case update before any more notice of action arrives to your mailbox.

How long does it take to get receipt notice from USCIS 2020?

You should receive a receipt notice within 30 days after filing at a Service Center or 30 days after filing at a Lockbox.

Can I work with I-797C?

If you look at the Form I-797 approval notice, it is clearly stated there that the document doesn’t serve as evidence for your work authorization. Therefore, you can’t use it yet. It is only in case the card isn’t delivered that you can present the receipt for the card, which makes you eligible to work for 90 days.