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USCIS Issues Revised TRIG Hold Guidance (Oct. 19, 2017)
Posted on 1 Nov 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Oct. 19, 2017 - "Revised Guidance for Processing Cases Subject to Terrorism-Related Inadmissibility Grounds and Rescission of the Prior Hold Policy for Such Cases" Read More

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USCIS Policy Alert: Comprehensive Citizenship and Naturalization Policy Guidance
Posted on 23 Jan 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This guidance, contained in Volume 12 of the Policy Manual , replaces the naturalization and citizenship policy guidance found in Chapters 71, 72, 73, 74, 75 and 76 of the Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM), the AFM’s related appendices... Read More

USCIS Policy Alert - Determining Extreme Hardship
Posted on 23 Oct 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Oct 21, 2016 - "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual on determinations of extreme hardship to qualifying relatives as required by certain statutory waiver provisions. This... Read More

USCIS Clarifies Eligibility Requirements for Modifications to the Oath of Allegiance
Posted on 22 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Effective July 21, 2015, new guidance ( PA-2015-001 ) in the USCIS Policy Manual clarifies the eligibility requirements for modifications to the Oath of Allegiance . Reciting the Oath is part of the naturalization process. Candidates for citizenship... Read More