Have you have started an immigration process and want to get updates and answers about it?

Keep reading and we will explain to you how to do it.

About immigration process

Whether you have started your immigration process with an immigration attorney or independently, we want to know the status of our process. The sense of worry and eagerness for an update or response has happened to all of us who have gone through any immigration process. The constant desire to call the attorney or check the mail in hopes of getting a notification are only some of the actions we may repeat week after week until we get a response from Immigration.

However, not all immigration type of cases take the same amount of time to process and issue a response. You will get a faster or slower response depending on the type of process you have initiated with Immigration.

Here is the link for you to check out the processing times for each immigration case. This way, whenever you start or have already started your process, you can know, approximately, how long it takes:


U.S. Citizenship and Inmigration Services


I invite you to read our article about how to look for work in the United States if you have not read it! Here


Already started the process: and now?

If you have already started a process and want to have updates on it, such as: if it was approved, rejected, or if you are being asked for more documentation, check online the following link to obtain the information:


On-line status information

Also, we would like you to keep in mind that updates are not always uploaded online. In many cases, a letter first arrives at your home address or your attorney’s, and then, your case update is viewed online.

What information do I need to check my immigration case online?

To check your case, the only thing that you need is the receipt number that USCIS has provided you for each application or petition. It is a unique number and it is used to identify and track each immigration case effectively and quickly. You are able find it on the notices that USCIS sends you about your process.

The receipt number consists of 13 unique characters. It may begin with the following abbreviations: EAC, WAC, LIN, SRC, NBC, MSC, or IOE, and end with 10 numbers.

We do hope you find this information useful and helps you know the processing times, and the status of your case. Likewise, in our Immigration office, we can advise and help you with this research.

We invite you to visit our main page at Vargas Law Group

5 2 votes
Article Rating
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments