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How can we request biometric appointments for EB-5 dependents?

Our I-829 was filed in June 2018 and was received by USCIS. We got an 18-month extension on our conditional green cards (for both the principal petitioner and dependents). However, we only received the biometric appointment notice for the petitioner but not for the dependents. How can we follow up with USCIS regarding this issue?

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    Bernard P Wolfsdorf

    Immigration Attorney
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    Submit their birth certificates, copies of their green cards and request receipts.

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    BoBi Ahn

    Immigration Attorney
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    You can call the USCIS customer service number (which is provided in your receipt notice) and inquire regarding the matter.

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    Lynne Feldman

    Immigration Attorney
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    Either call customer service or send an email to the EB-5 investor's email.

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    Jinhee Wilde

    Immigration Attorney
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    Your lawyer should email the IPO office and ask for an appointment notice to be issued. I do not know why it is happening, but biometric appointments are not running smoothly.

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    Charles Foster

    Immigration Attorney
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    The failure to get biometric appointments for your dependents as opposed to only the principal petitioner is simply a bureaucratic failure. You should have your attorney follow up or you could make an InfoPass appointment to request same.

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    Salvatore Picataggio

    Immigration Attorney
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    You or your attorney can call the national customer service center. Their number can be found on the USCIS website or even on your receipt notices.

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    A Olusanjo Omoniyi

    Immigration Attorney
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    It is advisable that you and your attorney contact USCIS customer service by phone. Alternatively, consider scheduling an InfoPass with the nearest USCIS office to you for a brief face-to-face meeting on the issue.

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