(CNN Espasol) – If you have a pending immigration process, you can check your status online using the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) online tool.
To verify your immigration status or petition, the first thing you need to do is keep your receipt number on hand, which appears in the notices sent by USCIS. It is a unique number consisting of 13 characters, three letters and 10 numbers, which the company uses to identify and track each case.
To access the USCIS tool, follow these steps:
- Enter Webpage From USCIS.
- Enter your receipt number in the box provided. Make sure you do not include hyphens, but include special characters that will be part of your receipt.
- Click Check status.
The status of your immigration process will be displayed on the screen and will indicate the next steps to follow if needed.
Open an account with USCIS
You can choose Open an account To automatically receive updates on your case in your email and phone, review your case history and save receipts. To create an account you must:
- Register the email.
- USCIS will send a confirmation email, which you will need to confirm by clicking on the link sent.
- Create a strong password between 8 and 64 characters and click Submit (Submit) Proceed.
- Select the two-step verification method. It may be through such an application Atti Oh Google Authenticator, Text message or email.
- Once the verification method is selected, you will receive the code you need to enter on the website.
- USCIS will provide you with a backup code that you can use in case of an emergency. Download it as a PDF and click Proceed (Continue).
- Select and answer five security questions. Click Submit (Submit).
- Select the type of account you want to open, Applicant Account or Legal Representative Account.
- Your list will be ready to use.
You can visit the site to learn more about some immigration issues Alerts in Spanish From USCIS, for example to the latest news about office closures, travel restrictions or the maximum number Visas H-2B Oh H-1b.
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