USCIS, June 24, 2022
"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual on inadmissibility under section 212(a)(9)(B) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), specifically, the effect of...
EOIR, Apr. 18, 2022
"As EOIR continues to review existing agency policies and practices, the following Policy Memoranda (PM) are rescinded:
1. PM 19-05, Guidance Regarding the Adjudication of Asylum Applications Consistent with INA § 208...
USCIS, Feb. 14, 2022
"As of the date of this memorandum, RAIO is rescinding marriage guidance previously issued by RAIO divisions: "Guidance for the treatment of refugee cases that include an informal marriage to an RE-2 derivative spouse...
USCIS, Feb. 3, 2022
"Effective immediately, USCIS rescinds PM-602-0142 “Rescission of the December 22, 2000 ‘Guidance memo on H1B computer related positions.’” USCIS officers should not apply PM-602-0142 to any pending or...
USCIS, June 14, 2021
"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is publishing guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual on employment authorization and deferred action for principal petitioners for U nonimmigrant status and qualifying family...
EOIR, June 11, 2021
"... Immigration judges should be prepared to inquire, on the record, of the parties appearing before them at scheduled hearings as to whether the case remains a removal priority for ICE and whether ICE intends to exercise some...
USCIS, June 9, 2021
" Expedited Processing
Under the updated expedite criteria policy (PDF, 293.62 KB) , benefit requestors and USCIS officers are provided further guidance on when expedited processing may be warranted. Additionally, nonprofit...
PM 21-19 : "As part of EOIR’s ongoing efforts to improve operations and review existing policy memoranda, the following Policy Memoranda (PM) are rescinded: 1. PM 19-02, Guidelines Regarding New Regulations Governing Asylum and Protection Claims...
USCIS, Apr. 27, 2021
"USCIS is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual instructing officers to give deference to prior determinations when adjudicating extension requests involving the same parties and facts unless there was a material...
EOIR, Dec. 4, 2020
"This Policy Memorandum (PM) consolidates and replaces Operating Policies and Procedures Memoranda (OPPM) 00-01, Asylum Request Processing, OPPM 13-02, The Asylum Clock. Much of the information in those OPPM has become outdated...
PM 20-08 Definitions and Use of Adjournment, Call-Up and Case Identification Codes
PM 20-09 The Immigration Court Practice Manual and Orders
1. July 15, 2019, Guidelines Regarding New Regulations Governing Asylum and Protection Claims
2. Aug. 16, 2019, Use of Status Dockets
3. Aug. 16, 2019, Allegations of Misconduct by EOIR Adjudicators and Ex Parte Communications
PM 19-06, effective Jan. 1, 2018
PM 19-07, effective Dec. 19, 2018
USCIS, Nov. 8, 2018 - "On June 28, 2018, USCIS issued a new Notice to Appear (NTA) policy memorandum (PM) (PDF, 140 KB) providing guidance on when USCIS may issue Form I-862, Notice to Appear.
An NTA is a document that instructs an individual to...
USCIS, Feb. 15, 2018 - "This policy memorandum (PM) finalizes the interim memorandum under the same title issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on June 7, 2016. It provides the current USCIS policy regarding the signature requirement...