The USCIS’ crisis level application delays and backlogs are unacceptable. In fact, the overall average case processing time has risen 101% in the past five years! Congress has taken notice. On February 26, 2020, Representatives Tony Cardenas and Steve Stivers introduced the Case Backlog and Transparency Act of 2020 in the House. Watch this American Immigration Lawyers Association video that explains why this bill is an important step towards holding USCIS accountable.