USCIS Closing International Immigration Offices by March 10, 2020


USCIS has announced that it will be closing all of its International Immigration Offices by March 10, 2020.

As of June 30, 2019, USCIS has already permanently closed its field office in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, and on July 5th, the office in Manila, Philippines permanently closed.

By the end of January 2020, the majority of international USCIS field offices are expected to be closed, including offices in Mexico City, London, Athens, and Guatemala City.

The first offices to close will be those in Monterrey, Mexico, Seoul, South Korea, and Manila, Philippines, with a projected closing date of September 2019.

The following is a complete list of USCIS International Immigration Offices expected to close:

Latin America, Canada and the Caribbean (LACC) District

Asia/Pacific (APAC) District

Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) District

PLEASE NOTE: The closure of these USCIS offices will not affect the functions of the Department of State’s consulates and embassies. They will continue to accept and process visa applications.

Individuals previously assisted by international field offices should contact USCIS or follow the instructions here.