Request for Expedite Processing in Select Cases

Request for Expedite Processing in Select Cases

When premium processing is not available, employers can still submit a request to expedite a petition or application if they meet at least one of the expedite request criteria supported by documentary evidence. The decision to expedite a case is discretionary and will be reviewed by USCIS on a case-by-case basis. They expedite criteria are as follows:

  1. Severe financial loss to company or person; and/or
  2. Emergency situation; and/or
  3. Humanitarian reasons; and/or
  4. Nonprofit organization whose request is in furtherance of the cultural and social interests of the United States; and/or
  5. Department of Defense or national interest situation (These particular expedite requests must come from an official U.S. government entity and state that delay will be detrimental to the government.); and/or
  6. USCIS error; and/or
  7. Compelling interest of USCIS.
SGG is moving!

SGG Immigration is pleased to announce we are moving our law offices in July 2020.  Our new mailing address, effective as of July 15 (July 27 for courier deliveries), is:

Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP

707 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 3200

Los Angeles, CA  90017

Telephone numbers, fax numbers, and email addresses will remain unchanged.   Please update our contact details in your records.   If you have any questions please contact us at