How to tell where your application is being processed by the Receipt Number

You can tell by your receipt number where your USCIS applicaiton is being processed:

If your receipt number starts with:
EAC – It is being processed at the Vermont Service Center
WAC – It is being processed at the California Service Center
LIN – It is being processed at the Nebraska Service Center
SRC – It is being processed at the Texas Service Center

You can also tell your filing date by the \’Partial Receipt number\’. Here is how:
The first 3 characters represent which service center is processing your case. The next two digits represent the fiscal year (October 1, through September 30) in which INS received your case( e.g, 00 is 2000 ).The next three digits represent the computer workday of that fiscal year on which the fee was taken

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Ruby Powers

The child of a Mexican immigrant, Powers gravitated toward an international life by later marrying a Turkish immigrant. Having lived and studied in Belgium, Mexico, Turkey, Spain, and the United Arab Emirates, Powers speaks Spanish, French, and a hint of Turkish. With a passion for service and justice coupled with cultural understanding and an interest for immigrants, Powers dedicates her law practice to immigration law.

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