U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a new filing location for individuals filing an Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur (Form I-526). The new form version, which is dated 4/21/10, requires petitioners to file at the USCIS Lockbox rather than at a Service Center.
Beginning Aug. 3, 2010, regardless of the location of the new commercial enterprise, petitioners submitting Form I-526 must mail their petitions to the USCIS Dallas Lockbox facility.
For U.S. Postal Service:
P.O. Box 660168
Dallas, TX 75266
For Express mail or courier deliveries:
2501 S. State Highway 121 Business
Lewisville, TX 75067
The USCIS California Service Center will forward Forms I-526 to the USCIS Dallas Lockbox facility until September 17, 2010. After Sept. 17, 2010, the California Service Center will return all incorrectly filed petitions to the petitioner along with a note to send the petition to the correct location.
Petitioners filing Form I-526 at the USCIS Dallas Lockbox facility may elect to receive an e-mail and/or text message notifying them of acceptance of their application/petition. To receive the notification, the petitioner must complete an E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance (Form G-1145), and attach it to the first page of the petition.
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