Immediate Relative Petition Delays

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A few months ago, my clients and I began to notice a disappointing trend.  USCIS, which has generally been approving immediate relative petitions in approximately 6 months, was now taking 9 months to a year before issuing an approval. This slow-down was confirmed on October 16, 2013 when USCIS released its updated processing times, showing that processing times for immediate …