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I-765, I got a email from USCIS that background check is going on , will get a decission in 180 days , y does it take that long

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I raised a Service Request on 76th day , I applied my application on Nov 19th - 2012 ,Today i got a email from USCIS that background checks are goin on this case , They are stating that u will get a decission with in 180 days , I am really worried y does it take that long time for that , Plz can any one help me in getting my case faster..

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Every applicant is required to undergo background checks. The background checks are performed by various government agencies and their processing is mot controlled by the USCIS.

Because of that fact, no one can accurately predict how long the background checks will take. When they are complete, the USCIS may then take action.

Please review the USCIS Fact Sheet for further information with link below:

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