USCIS to Reject Incomplete Form I-129

By June 7, 2019December 2nd, 2020Immigration, News
Image courtesy of Pixabay, labeled for reuse: https://pixabay.com/p-428336/?no_redirect

Starting on August 5, 2019, USCIS will reject any Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker that do not include the Petitioner or Applicant’s name and primary U.S. office address in Part 1 of the form. The petitioner’s or applicant’s primary U.S. office address in Part 1 of Form I-129 must not be the address of the petitioner’s or applicant’s outside counsel or clients. Failure to include the petitioner’s or applicant’s name or providing the address of the petitioner’s or applicant’s outside counsel or clients in Part 1 creates unnecessary delays in the adjudication of Form I-129 and may result in its rejection.

USCIS currently already reject forms that do not have signatures, or have incorrect fees, or had unauthorized third party signing on behalf of the petitioner. The Form I-129 is used for a variety of different employment based applications including the H-1B, E-3, L visa, EB-1, O Visa, and more. E-2 Visa applicants who are in the United States and choose to submit an application with USCIS will also use the Form I-129 to apply. Please click on the links to learn more about each visa. It’s always a good idea to use the checklists USCIS provides for each application and double check forms before submission to prevent delays in processing.

You can set up a consultation by clicking the link below.

book-your-consultation-button

To find out more about our services and fees contact Scott Legal, P.C


This website and blog constitutes attorney advertising.  Do not consider anything in this website or blog legal advice and nothing in this website constitutes an attorney-client relationship being formed.  Set up a one-hour consultation with us before acting on anything you read here. Past results are no guarantee of future results and prior results do not imply or predict future results.  Each case is different and must be judged on its own merits.

Leave a Reply

Scott Legal Contact Form

Thank you for connecting with us.  We would be happy to assist you.  We would be happy to send you free information on a number of topics including Immigration Guides (E-1, E-2, L-1, H-1B, & TN), Videos, and Immigration Webinars.  We are a full service immigration law and business law firm and here to help.

Select list(s) to subscribe to


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Scott Legal, P.C., 2 Park Avenue, New York, NY, 10016, http://www.legalservicesincorporated.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact