Interim USCIS Memo on Adoptions: PM-602-0103, June 30, 2014

Interim USCIS Memo on Adoptions: PM-602-0103, June 30, 2014

Guidance on the Implementation of the Intercountry Adoption Universal Accreditation Act of 2012 and the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 in Intercountry Adoption Adjudications

This policy memorandum (PM) provides guidance on the implementation of the Intercountry Adoption Universal Accreditation Act of 2012 and the statutory change to section 101(b)(1)(F) of the Immigration and Nationality Act in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014. This PM revises Chapter 21. 5(b)(4), Chapter 21.5(d), and Chapter 21.5(e) of the Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM); AFM Update AD14-06.

- USCIS, June 30, 2014.  (Posted July 2, 2014; comment period ends Aug.13, 2014)