USCIS Teleconference – Expanded use of In-Person Interviews For Certain Applications and Petitions – 10-11-17

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be holding a teleconference on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 between 3:00 to 4:00 pm (Eastern). The subject of the event will be the expanded use of in-person interviews for certain applications and petitions at USCIS field offices. Representatives from USCIS will be discussing the expanded use of in-person interviews and will hold a question and answer session at the end of the discussion.

Effective October 1st, USCIS began to phase-in interviews for adjustment of status applications based on employment (Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status), and refugee/asylee relative petitions (Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition) for beneficiaries who are in the U.S. and are petitioning to join a principal applicant who was admitted to the United States as a refugee or granted asylee status in the United States.


Event Information:
DATE: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
TIME: 3:00 – 4:00 pm (Eastern)

To register for this session:
– Visit our registration page to confirm your participation
– Enter your email address and select “Submit”
– Select “Subscriber Preferences”
– Select the “Event Registration” tab
– Provide your full name and organization
– Complete the questions and select “Submit”

Once USCIS has process your teleconference registration, you will receive a confirmation email.


Source of Information:, 10/3/17, Outreach:

USCIS Invitation: Expanded use of In-Person Interviews For Certain Applications and Petitions, 10/11/2017, 8/28/17, News Release:

USCIS to Expand In-Person Interview Requirements for Certain Permanent Residency Applicants

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