Special Immigration Services for People Affected by Unforeseen Circumstances

Hurricane Harvey has wreaked havoc in Houston, Texas. Consequently, a lot of immigrants have been displaced unable to carry out routine functions including making appointments, meeting critical deadlines or just fulfilling pertinent paperwork that may affect their immigration or visa status. Keeping this in mind, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services offers immigration services that may help people affected by unforeseen circumstances like Hurricane Harvey.

They are willing to evaluate each requested case and apply additional facilities to assist, expedite, or reschedule in any way they can. As in the case of the ongoing disaster in Corpus Christie, Texas, the distressed applicant will have to explain the disastrous impact Hurricane Harvey created – lost or damaged documents, for example – when requesting understanding and relief. They would have to call National Customer Service Center at 800-375-5283.

The following measures may be available to victims of such situations –

Special Situations gives more information on how USCIS can provide assistance to individuals affected by unforeseen circumstances.

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