Immigration Law

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USCIS Implements Risk-Based Approach for Conditional Permanent Resident Interviews
Posted on 7 Apr 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Apr. 7, 2022 - Interview Waiver Criteria for Family-Based Conditional Permanent Residents "Policy Highlights • Updates interview waiver criteria by providing that USCIS officers may consider waiving an interview if, generally, the applicant... Read More

USCIS Revises Interview Waiver Guidance for Form I-751
Posted on 10 Dec 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Dec. 10, 2018 "USCIS has issued a policy memorandum (PDF, 115 KB) (PM) providing guidance to USCIS officers on when to consider waiving the interview requirement for Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence . This PM goes into... Read More

CA7 on Exemption from I-751 Joint-Filing Requirement - Putro v. Lynch
Posted on 8 Jul 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Putro v. Lynch, July 7, 2016 - "This case involves the application of an exemption in the immigration laws for an alien seeking to obtain unconditional lawful permanent resident status as a result of her marriage to a U.S. citizen. Vera Putro, a... Read More

Interim Memo: Revised Guidance Concerning Adjudication of Certain I-751 Petitions
Posted on 4 Jan 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"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... Read More