I-290B APPEAL Expedited Processing

AAO may review expedited requests if you can provide evidence that at least one of the criteria is met:

  • Severe financial loss to a company or individual
  • An extreme emergent situation
  • A humanitarian situation
  • The nonprofit status of a requesting organization in furthering the cultural and social interests of the U.S.
  • A Department of Defense or national interest situation.  The request must come from an official United States government entity and must state that a delay will be detrimental to the government
  • A USCIS handling error created an unreasonable delay that may be fixed by placing the case back in its original order
  • A compelling interest of USCIS