USCIS Policy Memo: Acceptance of Diversity Visa-Related I-485 Applications During the Advance Notification PeriodReflected in the Visa Bulletin

"This policy memorandum (PM) provides updated guidelines to ensure uniform acceptance of applications for adjustment of status under the Diversity Visa (DV) category. The guidance contained in this PM is controlling and supersedes any prior guidance on the subject." - USCIS, Aug. 9, 2013 .

USCIS Policy Memo: Adjudication of Adjustment of Status Applications for Individuals Admitted to the United States Under the Visa Waiver Program

"This policy memorandum (PM) provides guidance on the adjudication of Form I-485, Application to Register or Adjust Status, filed by immediate relatives of U.S. citizens who were last admitted under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). This PM updates the Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM) by adding...