TABLE 1


Pending at the end
of fiscal year 1999
(in Months)
(1) No process improvements & no additional staff31
(2) Process improvements, but no additional staff10-12
(3) Process improvements & additional staff6
  (as listed below)


















TABLE 2


Fiscal Year 1999
Positions Completions (in Millions) Pending (in Months)
Base Staff1.98-2.0110-12
Base + 1502.28
Base + 2902.46
Base + 4002.55


















TABLE 3


Attachment 1—Allocation of Fiscal Year 98 Permanent and Term Adjudication Positions to date
District Distribution of Positions
Permanent1 Term2 Total
Servicewide Totals121400468
Eastern Region Totals  43173201
Eastern Regional OfficeD    2D    0D    2
Atlanta    2    3    4
Baltimore    2    1    2
Boston    4  10  14
Buffalo    1    0    0
Cleveland    1    0    0
Detroit    2    0    1
Miami    7  71  76
Newark    3  14  16
New Orleans    2    0    1
New York City  11  68  77
Philadelphia    2    1    2
Portland, ME    1    0    0
San Juan    1    0    0
Washington, DC    2    5    6
Central Region Totals  26  56  71
Central Regional OfficeD    2D  D    2
Chicago    6  24  28
Dallas    3  10  12
Denver    2    4    5
El Paso    2    4    5
Harlingen    2    2    3
Helena    1    0    0
Houston    3    9  11
Kansas City    1    0    1
Omaha    1    0    0
San Antonio    2    3    4
St. Paul    1    0    0
Western Region Totals  39171196
Western Regional OfficeD    2D    0D    2
Anchorage    1    0    0
Honolulu    1    0    0
Los Angeles  15  94104
Phoenix    4    9  11
Portland, OR    1    1    1
San Diego    4    7  10
San Francisco    8  53  59
Seattle    3    7    9

1121 Permanent positions were allocated in the 1998 Appropriations Act to compensate for the additional time required for case processing under NQP. 13 of the positions will be distributed at HQ for program management purposes.

2400 term positions were allocated in the 1998 Appropriations Act. These term positions may be extended up to 4 years on a year by year basis.

















TABLE 4


Attachment 2—Naturalization Applications Pending and Actual Wait Times by INS District
District Pending
Applications (Nov 1997)
Actual Wait Time (as of Jan 1998)1 in months
Servicewide Total        1,732,842                  14


















TABLE 5


        
Eastern Region    
AtlantaD28,293D20
BaltimoreD14,980D7
BostonD37,680D13
BuffaloD6,265D11
ClevelandD9,081D9
DetroitD18,179D11
MiamiD178,803D16
NewarkD48,120D13
New OrleansD6,691D8
New YorkD255,230D17
PhiladelphiaD25,470D12
Portland, MED937D10
San JuanD5,247D13
WashingtonD14,781D11
Central Region    
ChicagoD99,564D19
DallasD58,961D18
DenverD16,314D14
El PasoD34,186D14
HarlingenD25,665D17
Helena, MTD2,912D12
HoustonD43,996D16
Kansas CityD7,692D5
OmahaD4,821D14
San AntonioD23,257D11
St. PaulD7,739D10
Western Region    
AnchorageD1,032D4
HonoluluD7,770D8
Los AngelesD438,557D12
PhoenixD44,077D16
Portland, ORD9,776D8
San DiegoD52,172D10
San FranciscoD188,116D14
SeattleD16,478D8

1Based on Actual Wait Time as reported by District Offices for applicants naturalized in January 1998. Wait times do not include estimations for applications not data entered.