USCIS Enhancing Transparency Introducing myProgress for Application Tracking

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has taken a significant stride towards improving the application processing experience with the introduction of myProgress, formerly known as personalized processing times.

What is myProgress?

myProgress offers enhanced transparency for applicants, allowing them to track the progress of their Form I-485 or Form I-821 in real-time. This service is currently available for family-based or Afghan special immigrant Form I-485 applicants. It’s a user-friendly tool accessible through the USCIS online account.

Who is Eligible to Use myProgress?

For now, the service will only be available for family-based or Afghan special immigrant Form I-485, Applicants for Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, and Form I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status.

Key Features of myProgress

Applicants with a pending Form I-485 or Form I-821 can now:

  • View Confirmation of Completed Steps: Receive confirmation that the application has been received.
  • Monitor Application Movement: Track the application’s progress through preprocessing and adjudicative steps.
  • Estimate Wait Times: Get insights into the estimated wait times until the next step in their case processing is completed.
  • Check Case Decision: Receive updates on the final decision on their case.

How to Access myProgress

To utilize myProgress, applicants need to follow these simple steps:

  1. Visit
  2. Log into their USCIS Online Account
  3. Select the Pending Application
  4. Click on the myProgress Tab

Forms Supported by myProgress

myProgress is currently available for the following forms:

Additional Information

While myProgress is a valuable tool, all applicants and petitioners must still use the Check Case Processing Times webpage to determine eligibility for filing a service request outside of normal processing times.

For more detailed information on myProgress, please refer to the full announcement.

This development marks a crucial step in USCIS’s ongoing efforts to enhance the application process, increase transparency, and reduce contact center wait times. Applicants are encouraged to take advantage of myProgress to stay informed about their case processing journey.

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