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 90-day period for adjudicating 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: November 30, 2016
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 September 14, 2016
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e) K-1/K-2 - Not yet married - fiance and/or dependent child July 4, 2016
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiance(e) K-3/K-4 - Already married - spouse and/or dependent child July 4, 2016
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for a spouse or child under 21 July 4, 2016
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a spouse, parent, or child under 21 July 4, 2016
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 July 4, 2016
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative Permanent resident filling for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 July 4, 2016
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a married son or daughter over 21 July 4, 2016
I-130 Petition for Alien Relative U.S. citizen filing for a brother or sister July 4, 2016
I-131 Application for Travel Document Refugee or asylee applying for a refugee travel document September 2, 2016
I-131 Application for Travel Document Permanent resident applying for a re-entry permit September 2, 2016
I-131 Application for Travel Document Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) dependent applying for advance parole September 2, 2016
I-131 Application for Travel Document Haitian Refugee Immigrant Fairness Act (HRIFA) principal applying for advance parole September 2, 2016
I-131 Application for Travel Document All other applicants for advance parole September 2, 2016
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Extraordinary ability (E11) July 4, 2016
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Outstanding professor or researcher (E12) August 3, 2016
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Multinational executive or manager (E13) July 16, 2016
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability (E21) August 3, 2016
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Skilled worker or professional (E31; E32) August 3, 2016
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Unskilled worker (EW3) August 3, 2016
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Advanced degree or exceptional ability requesting a National Interest Waiver (NIW) July 4, 2016
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker Schedule A Nurses August 3, 2016
I-212 Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the U.S. After Deportation or Removal Readmission after deportation or removal August 3, 2016
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Employment-based adjustment applications July 28, 2016
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status Based on grant of asylum more than 1 year ago May 25, 2016
I-601 Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility November 30, 2016
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 August 3, 2016
I-730 Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition Petition for accompanying family members of a refugee or an asylee May 24, 2016
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a request by a qualified F-1 academic student. [(c)(3)] September 2, 2016
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending asylum application [(c)(8)] November 10, 2016
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on a pending I-485 adjustment application [(c)(9)] September 2, 2016
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for El Salvador [(c)(19)(a)(12)] September 2, 2016
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on TPS for Honduras/Nicaragua [(c)(19), (a)(12)] September 2, 2016
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization Based on an approved, concurrently filed, I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (c)(33). August 1, 2016
I-765 Application for Employment Authorization All other applications for employment authorization September 2, 2016
I-817 Application for Family Unity Benefits Voluntary departure under the family unity program June 4, 2016
I-821D Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Request for Deferred Action March 23, 2016
I-821D Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Request for Deferred Action March 23, 2016
I-824 Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition To request further action on an approved application or petition June 10, 2016
N-565 Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document U.S. citizen applying for a replacement of naturalization or citizenship certificate July 1, 2016