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Immigration Law

USCIS Policy Manual Update: Schedule A (Dec. 2, 2020)

USCIS, Dec. 2, 2020

"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to address Schedule A designations. ... Policy Highlights • Clarifies how DOL and USCIS eligibility requirements work together. • Provides the prevailing wage determination and notice of filing process for Schedule A designation. • Clarifies the evidentiary requirements to establish that the beneficiary’s occupation and the beneficiary qualify for consideration under either Group I or Group II of Schedule A. • Explains that the petitioner must also demonstrate that the position and the beneficiary meet USCIS requirements for the classification the petitioner seeks."