USCIS has recently updated their Policy Manual to clarify the factors that they will consider to waive the interview for the I-751. The I-751 is the form that a couple (or individual) files to remove the conditions of their green card. If you have filed anything with USCIS recently, you know that processing times are extraordinarily long. It's not uncommon for USCIS to take two years to review an I-751 filing.
One aspect of the I-751 process that takes additional time is USCIS interviewing the couple (or individual). USCIS is making strides to improve their processing times across various case types. As part of this backlog reduction effort, USCIS has clarified the factors they will consider in possibly waiving the interview requirement for the I-751:
If you are required to file the I-751 petition to remove the conditions, USCIS should at least consider waiving the interview. To increase the chances of your interview being waived, you should make sure that your I-751 petition is carefully and thoroughly prepared and documented. In addition, we hope that with USCIS waiving some interviews, they will be able to work through these cases faster, making the processing time shorter. Time will tell, but hope springs eternal!
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