USCIS Suspends Premium Processing for I-140s

June 28th, 2007

According to USCIS, effective July 2, 2007, it is temporarily suspending the Premium Processing Service for Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker, in accordance with 8 CFR 103.2(f)(2).” USCIS Update, June 27, 2007.  USCIS may restart the process in August 2007.  The temporary suspension is due to the huge number of petitions it expects to receive as a result of the visa number availability becoming current for July 2007 for most of the employment-based categories.