USCIS Interim Policy Memo for Comment: Precedent and Non-Precedent Decisions of the AAO

USCIS Interim Policy Memo for Comment: Precedent and Non-Precedent Decisions of the AAO

"This policy memorandum (PM) and accompanying revisions to the Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM) guide U.S.Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers on the distinction between and proper use of precedent and non-precedent AAO decisions. This PM revises Subchapter 14.4 of the AFM; AFM Update AD13-07." - USCIS, July 2, 2013; posted July 3, 2013; comment period ends July 17, 2013; memo in effect until further notice.