6) Historical processing times are not comparable to the processing times posted on the USCIS processing times
certain form types due to different methodologies (for example, cycle time methodology versus processing time methodology). For more information, visit the
Case Processing Times webpage.
7) From FY2017 through FY2021, the processing time for the I-918/I-918A is calculated using the receipt date to waitlist determination date. Beginning in FY 2022, the processing time is calculated using the receipt date to Bona Fide Determination (BFD) review.
8) Consistent with the July 16, 2021 order from the Southern District of Texas
that prohibits DHS from granting initial DACA requests, USCIS has suspended calculations of processing times for
initial DACA requests. The 5.9 months historical processing time listed for initial DACA requests was current
as of June 30, 2021.