After biometrics for deferred action how long is the waiting period to get news from USCIS?

Asked about 2 years ago - North Hollywood, CA

My daugther got her biometrics taken on 10\1\12. She is a very good student, no criminal record and is a really good kid, but I'm worried because we have not heard from USCIS yet.

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  1. Robert Henry Beer

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    Answered . You should be very proud of your daughter. It has been slightly more than 2 weeks since your daughter's biometrics. That is not very long, at all, for the USCIS to render a decision. The fact that your daughter has not yet heard from the USCIS is not a bad sign. Be ask her to be patient. Hope this helps. Wishing you well. THINK IMMIGRATION - THINK BOB BEER

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  2. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . USCIS has not published any data on this.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more
  3. Sanjay Augustine Paul

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    Answered . Can take anywhere from 1-2 months. You can also check the status of your application online at by entering your receipt number.

    Best of luck!

    -Sanjay A. Paul, Esq.
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  4. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . The steps are outlined here:

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more

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