Sample USCIS Defensive I-589 Receipt Notice

This document is a receipt notice for a biometrics, or fingerprinting, request sent to USCIS for a defensive I-589 application filed with the immigration court. When you file an I-589 application for asylum in immigration court it is considered a defensive asylum application. If you filed an asylum application in immigration court and followed the steps to request a biometrics appointment from USCIS, you may get this defensive asylum receipt notice. USCIS sends this notice after receiving the necessary documents to request a biometrics appointment. The immigration court does not issue receipts for I-589s. You can watch this video to learn more about how to request an appointment to have your fingerprints taken for your asylum application filed in immigration court. Read more about biometrics appointments here.

This information is not intended to be legal advice.