USCIS Transitions to Centralized Policy Manual
On January 7, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services launched its transition to an online policy manual that will ultimately replace the Adjudicator's Field Manual (AFM). According to USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas, the change follows an agency...
Ben Winograd writes:
"The Immigrant & Refugee Appellate Center (IRAC) is pleased to announce the release of the 2014 edition of its Index of Unpublished Decisions of the Board of Immigration Appeals .
About the Index
The Index was created from an ongoing review of more than 6...
USCIS Issues New Guidelines on Credible Fear Interviews
On February 28, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued new guidelines for asylum officers charged with determining whether applicants possess credible fears of persecution or torture in their home countries.
According to a memorandum...
Advance Copy of Interim Rule to be published in the June 3, 2015 Federal Register:
"This rule amends the Department of Justice regulations relating to the organization of the Board of Immigration Appeals (Board) by adding two Board member positions, thereby expanding the Board to 17 members."