USCIS Policy Memo: Guidance for Determining if an Adoption is Valid for Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) Purposes

USCIS Policy Memo: Guidance for Determining if an Adoption is Valid for Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) Purposes

"This policy memorandum (PM) amends the Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM) to provide guidance on whether an “adoption” is valid for immigration purposes." - USCIS, Nov. 6, 2012.