USCIS, Oct. 2, 2020
"The inadmissibility ground for membership in or affiliation with the Communist or any other totalitarian party is part of a broader set of laws passed by Congress to address threats to the safety and security of the United...
On Sept. 15, 2020, USCIS posted three Policy Manual Updates:
Continuous Residence, Naturalization, Vol. 12, Part D, Chap. 3
Athletes and Entertainers (P), Vol. 2, Part N
Aliens of Extraordinary Ability or Achievement (O), Vol. 2, Part M
USCIS, July 24, 2020 - Clarifying Guidance for Deployment of Capital in Employment-Based Fifth Preference (EB-5) Category
"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing clarifying policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual regarding...
USCIS, June 16, 2020
"This technical update removes the WA Food Assistance Program for Legal Immigrants from the list of examples of state, local, and tribal cash assistance programs that are considered income maintenance for purposes of the public...
"In May 2020, USCIS retired its Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM), a collection of our immigration policies and procedures. We are working quickly to update and incorporate all of the AFM content into the USCIS Policy Manual, the agency’s...
USCIS, Dec. 20, 2019
"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is updating the USCIS Policy Manual to clarify the effect of travel outside the United States by temporary protected status (TPS) beneficiaries who have final removal orders...
USCIS Policy Alert, Aug. 23, 2017 -
SUBJECT: Waiver Policies and Procedures
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to address the general policies...
POLICY ALERT – Modifications to Oath of Allegiance for Naturalization July 21, 2015 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance to clarify the eligibility requirements for modifications to the Oath of Renunciation...
USCIS, Nov. 30, 2016 - "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual regarding the eligibility requirements for regional centers and immigrant investors."
USCIS Policy Alert, July 27, 2016 - "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual regarding the effective date of lawful permanent residence for purposes of citizenship and naturalization."...
Renowned J-1 and hardship expert Bruce Hake emailed this comment to USCIS on Nov. 19, 2015.
Excerpt: "There is a legal error in footnote 1 to the draft USCIS Policy Manual: Vol. 9, Part B: Extreme Hardship (draft). Every year this error could...
" On June 10, 2013, USCIS updated the section of the USCIS Policy Manual regarding time spent abroad by interpreters and translators employed by or under contract with the Chief of Mission or U.S. armed forces.
Previous policy allowed individuals...
USCIS, Jan. 5, 2017 -
Technical Update – Clarifying Intent to Reside in United States for Naturalization Purposes
January 05, 2017
This technical update clarifies that naturalization applicants are not required to intend to...
"On January 7, 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) launched the first phase of its new policy manual. This initial release begins the process of providing a single online reference for USCIS policies. The first phase of the policy...
"USCIS is issuing guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual on the health-related grounds of inadmissibility under INA 212(a)(1) and corresponding waivers under INA 212(g). ... USCIS currently provides guidance on medical grounds of inadmissibility in...