New Filing Locations for I-130s
The USCIS announced that effective January 1, 2012, the filing locations for I-130s will change from the Chicago Lockbox to one of two lockboxes, depending on where they reside in the United States. This new change only affects stand-alone I-130s. Those filing the I-130 together with the I-485 will continue to mail them to the Chicago Lockbox at USCIS, P.O. Box 805887, Chicago, IL 60680-4120. Those residing abroad will continue to file them with the overseas USCIS office having jurisdiction over the area where they live or with the Chicago Lockbox at USCIS, P.O. Box 804625, Chicago, IL 60680-4107.
Those applicants residing in the following states will mail their stand-alone I-130 to the Phoenix Lockbox at USCIS, Attn: I-130, PO Box 21700, Phoenix, AZ 85036: Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Oklahoma, Oregon, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virgin Islands, Washington, and Wyoming.
Those applicants residing in the following states will mail their stand-alone I-130 to the Chicago Lockbox at USCIS, P.O. Box 804625, Chicago, IL 60680-4107: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, and Wisconsin.