USCIS extending deadlines for certain notices, RFE's, NOID's, and 290B. However, the guidelines on the USCIS website grant extensions on notices issued between specific dates so read carefully.

"USCIS will consider a response received within 60 calendar days after the due date set forth in the following requests or notices before taking any action, if the request or notice was issued by USCIS between March 1 and Sept. 11, 2020." -USCIS COVID19 Response



In Response to the Corona Virus (COVID-19) we are taking steps to protect the health of our clients & staff, and help prevent the spread of the virus.

All consultations and client meetings will be done by phone or video call until further notice.

Our office will remain operational but will remain closed to clients until further notice.

This pandemic has also put our client's cases in jeopardy because DHS has refused to postpone hearings and extend all filing deadlines, forcing people to choose between putting themselves in danger or face deportation.

We are proactively seeking continuances for all hearings scheduled for the year 2020 & requesting extensions for all filing deadlines.


What to do if you are unable to return to the US because of COVID19. Getting a Reentry permit or other travel document.


What can be done if your case has been delayed indefinitely due to COVID19.


What happens to your court date if the court was closed due to COVID19 on your hearing date?


What happens if I missed my interview because of COVID19?

COVID-19 CRISIS Impact on NY Immigration Court

Law Office of Joseph B. Caraccio (JBC Law) Responds to the Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JBC Bufete de Abogados & Abogado Caraccio Responde Al Corona Virus (COVID-19)

This is a serious situation and people are rightfully scared and concerned about the health and well-being of their families and loved ones. We understand that many people have lost their jobs or are suffering from other financial hardships as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We know that many of you have family, friends, and loved ones who are sick or who may have lost their lives during this awful crisis.

We would like to help those of you with questions and concerns about your immigration status, your pending immigration cases, or potential immigration consequences resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak. We would like to provide guidance to immigrants in the US who are suffering financially and are unsure of what benefits may be available to them or their families, who don't know how to apply for benefits, and who do not know accepting assistance during this terrible pandemic will affect their immigration status/pending immigration case/pending visa applications/future eligibility for immigration benefits/visas.

Below you will find a collection of links to government agency websites, agency policy memos, articles, other law firms and organizations, and any other helpful information & guidance relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Information & Resources

Unemployment Insurance Benefits

March 2020 Newsletter with Insights & Updates (PDF)

New York Immigration Court Closed?
Immigration Hearing Cancelled?

Last Updated: August 15, 2020


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