USCIS Processing Time Information for the
Texas Service Center

How To Use the Chart

The chart below shows most forms processed at our Service Centers.

Important Information About Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization

You can submit an inquiry about your Form I-765 if your case has been pending more than 75 days.

  • Please note that for Form I-765 category (c)(8), based on a pending asylum application, the processing timeframes listed apply only to an initial filing.
  • Please note that the adjudication of Form I-765 category (c)(33) filed with Form I-821D, requesting deferred action for childhood arrivals, does not begin until we make a decision on your request for deferred action.
 
Field Office Processing Dates for Texas Service Center as of: February 28, 2017
Form Title Classification or Basis for Filing: Processing Cases As Of Date:
I-102 Application for Replacement/Initial Nonimmigrant Arrival/Departure Record Initial issuance or replacement of a Form I-94 October 1, 2016
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e) K-1/K-2 - Not yet married - fiance and/or dependent child October 2, 2016
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e) K-3/K-4 - Already married - spouse and/or dependent child October 2, 2016
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for a spouse or child under 21 October 2, 2016
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21 September 2, 2016
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 September 2, 2016
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 October 2, 2016
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21 September 2, 2016
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a brother or sister September 2, 2016
I-131 Application for Travel Document Refugee or asylee applying for a refugee travel document December 1, 2016
I-131 Application for Travel Document Permanent resident applying for a re-entry permit December 1, 2016
I-131 Application for Travel Document Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) dependent applying for advance parole December 1, 2016
I-131 Application for Travel Document Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) principal applying for advance parole December 1, 2016
I-131 Application for Travel Document All other applicants for advance parole December 1, 2016
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Extraordinary ability (E11) November 1, 2016
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Outstanding professor or researcher (E12) November 1, 2016
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Multinational executive or manager (E13) November 16, 2016
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability (E21) November 1, 2016
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Skilled worker or professional (E31; E32) November 1, 2016
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Unskilled worker (EW3) November 1, 2016
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability requesting a National Interest Waiver (NIW) August 2, 2016
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Schedule A Nurses November 1, 2016
I-212 Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the U.S. After Deportation or Removal Readmission after deportation or removal November 1, 2016
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Employment-based adjustment applications December 21, 2016
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Based on grant of asylum more than 1 year ago September 1, 2016
I-601 Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility February 28, 2017
I-612 Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement Application for a waiver of the 2-year foreign residence requirement based on exceptional hardship or persecution November 1, 2016
I-730 Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition Petition for accompanying family members of a refugee or an asylee August 30, 2016
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a request by a qualified F-1 academic student. [(c)(3)] December 1, 2016
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending asylum application [(c)(8)] February 8, 2017
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending I-485 adjustment application [(c)(9)] December 1, 2016
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for El Salvador [(c)(19)(a)(12)] December 1, 2016
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for Honduras/Nicaragua [(c)(19), (a)(12)] December 1, 2016
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on an approved, concurrently filed, I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (c)(33). December 1, 2016
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization All other applications for employment authorization December 1, 2016
I-817 Application for Family Unity Benefits Voluntary departure under the family unity program June 5, 2016
I-821D Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Request for Deferred Action March 30, 2015
I-821D Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Request for Deferred Action March 30, 2015
I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition To request further action on an approved application or petition November 2, 2016
N-565 Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document U.S. citizen applying for a replacement of naturalization or citizenship certificate October 2, 2016