I think you mean USCIS, correct? The answer is no. USCIS can take as long as an applicant will tolerate. However, an applicant may file a lawsuit against the USCIS for a decision, when USCIS makes no decision 120 days after the examination.
This is general information, not legal advice, and does not create an attorney client relationship.
The processing time for a given application is an estimate. You may check on your case or make an info pass appointment to inquire.
Please be advised my answers to questions does not constitute legal advise and you should not rely on it, due to the fact that we have never met, I have not been aprised of the facts in you case nor have I reviewed any documents.
USCIS must make a decision within 120 days after the examination. If they don't, you can sue in federal court asking a federal judge to order USCIS to make a decision.
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