Interim Memo: Revised Guidance Concerning Adjudication of Certain I-751 Petitions

"This policy memorandum (PM) revises and clarifies guidance issued on October 9, 2009 relating to late filing of a joint Form I-751, Petition to Remove the Conditions of Residence, and authorizes officers to issue Requests for Evidence (RFEs) for untimely filed joint I-751s.  This PM revises Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM) Chapter 25.1 and inserts a new appendix, Appendix 25-5, (AFM Update AD11-43).  The guidance in this PM supersedes existing guidance for the processing of late jointly filed Form I-751 petitions submitted without explanations for the late filing." - USCIS, Dec. 23, 2012.  [Interim Memo for Comment; Posted 1-4-13; Comment period ends 1-18-13; memo in effect until further notice.]