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L-1A New Office Extension RFE Draft Template for Comment

L-1A New Office Extension RFE Draft Template for Comment - Posted: 04-04-2012; Comment period ends: 05-01-2012. - USCIS, Apr. 4, 2012 .

Benson & Wheeler: Enhancing Quality and Timeliness in Immigration Removal Adjudication

Enhancing Quality and Timeliness in Immigration Removal Adjudication , by Lenni B. Benson & Russell R. Wheeler. "This draft report was prepared for the consideration of the Administrative Conference of the United States. The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect...

Revealed: Detailed Drafts of White House Immigration Bill

The Miami Herald has posted three components of White House draft immigration legislation: "Aside from the emphasis on border security, there appears to be relatively little in the White House draft proposals that conflicts with what Rubio wants. Though The Herald obtained three pieces of draft...

DRAFT 20-page Form I-485; Public Comments

Here is a link to the DRAFT 20-page Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status dated June 12, 2015. Here is a link to a file containing public comments and USCIS responses.

USCIS L-1B RFE Draft Template Open for Comment

"This RFE template reflects the March 24, 2015 version of the L-1B Adjudications Policy Memorandum (PM-602-0111). Stakeholder feedback on the memo is under review by USCIS. The final version of this template will reflect the final version of the memo. ... Comment period ends: 07-31-2015" -...

USCIS Draft Policy Memo on O&P Agents, Sponsors Open for Comment

Updates to the November 20, 2009 Memorandum on Requirements for Agents and Sponsors Filing as Petitioners for the O and P Visa Classifications DRAFT FOR COMMENT ONLY Posted: 07-16-2015 Comment period ends: 08-13-2015 This draft does not constitute agency policy in any way or for any purpose. -...

US Chamber Says USCIS Jumping Gun On L-1B Templates - Law360

Law360, Aug. 3, 2015 - "The U.S. Chamber of Commerce told the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on Friday that it was “disappointed” that the agency released a draft template on applications for L-1B visa petitions before a new policy on the visas for employees with specialized...

USCIS EB-5 Draft Policy Memo for Comment: Aug. 10, 2015

"This policy memorandum (PM) builds upon prior policy guidance for adjudicating EB-5 applications and petitions regarding the job creation requirement, and the requirement to sustain the investment during the conditional residence period." - Draft PM-602-0121; Posted: 08-10-2015; Comment period...

USCIS Floats Draft 'Extreme Hardship' Policy Guidance for Comment

USCIS, Oct. 7, 2015 - "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing draft extreme hardship policy guidance for public comment. This guidance clarifies how USCIS would make extreme hardship determinations once the guidance is finalized." Opening/Closing Dates for Comment ...

USCIS Pulls Draft Memo on 'Role and Use of Interpreters' from Web

This memo (draft, 'Role and Use of Interpreters') was on the official USCIS website for a few days here . Now it's not. "This memo is in the process of being deleted until further notice," says the USCIS Public Engagement Division in an email, Nov. 10, 2015. For research and...

Bruce Hake Comments on USCIS Policy Manual 'Extreme Hardship' Draft

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 harm hundreds of J-1 nonimmigrants and their U.S....

USCIS Posts Draft Policy Memo for Comment: Determining Whether a New Job is in “the Same or a Similar Occupational Classification” for Purposes of Section 204(j) Job Portability

USCIS E-Mail dated Nov. 20, 2015 to stakeholders: "USCIS has posted the following draft policy memorandum for your review: Determining Whether a New Job is in “the Same or a Similar Occupational Classification” for Purposes of Section 204(j) Job Portability Comment Process: Please...

USCIS Draft Policy Memo for Comment: The Role and Use of Interpreters

USCIS, Nov. 24, 2015 - "This Policy Memorandum (PM) provides guidance regarding the role and use of interpreters, as well as ensures the consistent use of interpreters who appear before USCIS during certain interviews conducted in domestic field offices." "DRAFT FOR COMMENT ONLY Posted...

Angelo A. Paparelli: Opportunity Lost as USCIS Stiffens on Job Flexibility

Angelo A. Paparelli , Dec. 13, 2015 - "This post is submitted as a necessarily-lengthy formal comment to the November 20, 2015 draft guidance of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services , PM-602-0122, interpreting the phrase, “the same or [a] similar occupational classification” as...

ABIL Submits Comment to USCIS Draft 'Same or Similar' Policy Memo

Sharon Mehlman, Cyrus Mehta and Angelo Paparelli on behalf of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers, Jan. 4, 2015 - "The Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL) is pleased to provide feedback to the USCIS Draft Policy Memorandum, PM-602-0122 , “Determining Whether a New Job...

USCIS Posts Drafts on O Visas: Comment Period Ends 2-22-16

Jan. 21, 2016 DRAFT: Comparable Evidence Provision for O Nonimmigrant Visa Classifications DRAFT: REQUEST FOR EVIDENCE, Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker, O-1B Extraordinary Ability in the Arts

USCIS Floats Draft Policy Memo re Signatures

USCIS, June 7, 2016 - "This policy memorandum (PM) provides the current U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) policy regarding the signature requirement for applications, petitions, requests, and other documents that require a signature prior to filing with USCIS. This PM does not address...