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Instruct Us Again on the Immigration Rules

"That some federal officers, such as the swoop-down visitors from USCIS's Fraud Detection and Nationality Security Directorate , would try to defy Constitutional protections and black-letter administrative law through the back-door rewriting of the instructions to an immigration form is...

Crime Without Punishment: Answering USCIS' Questions

"Advising a client on how to answer Kafkaesque questions on immigration forms regarding potential past criminality can pose a dilemma for the ethically-minded immigration attorney and the processes raises a multitude of complex issues cutting across various areas of law." - Cyrus D. Mehta,...

M-274 Now Available in Spanish; More Resources in 22 Languages

"A Spanish version of the Handbook for Employers (M-274), Instructions for Completing Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification Form) is now available." - USCIS, July 30, 2012 . New Online Resource Provides Immigration Information in Up to 22 Different Languages - USCIS, July 26, 2012...

USCIS Posts Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Forms

See the links on the right side of this page under "Forms" for the I-821D, I-765, G-1145 and more.

EOIR Revises Two Forms, in Stealth Mode

Sept. 21, 2012: The EOIR "List of Downloadble EOIR Forms" website, " Updated September 2012 ," links to a new fillable EOIR-28 , Rev. Sept. 2012, and to a new fillable EOIR-27 , also Rev. Sept. 2012. (When were they going to tell us? No e-mail, nothing on the EOIR Press Release...

Revised Forms I-90 and I-601 Now Available

"USCIS recently published revised Forms I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card, and I-601, Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility. The revised Form I-90 is labeled with a Dec. 17, 2012, edition date. The revised Form I-601 is labeled with a Dec. 16, 2012, edition date...

More New (Revised) Forms from USCIS

" USCIS published improved forms in easier-to-use formats and with new data collection technologies: Form N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship , and Form N-336, Request for a Hearing on a Decision in Naturalization Proceedings (published on Feb. 4): provide clear and comprehensive...

DOL Updates H-2B Visa Forms

DOL, July 8, 2015 - "The Office of Foreign Labor Certification has updated the following H-2B forms: 1) Form 9142B - General Instructions; 2) Appendix B; 3) Form 9142B, Job Contractor Requirements under the 2015 H-2B Interim Final Rule. To access the forms, please click here ."

USCIS Updates Form I-485, Supplements

Stakeholder email from USCIS, Nov. 6, 2015: "USCIS recently published an update to the following forms and supplements: Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status Form I-485 Supplement A, Adjustment of Status Under Section 245(i) Instructions for Form...

USCIS Form Updates: I-824; I-817

USCIS, Dec. 2015 Update to Form I-824, Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition . New edition dated 10/21/15. (Starting 02/08/16, USCIS will only accept the 10/21/15 edition. Until then, you can use the 09/30/13 edition). Update to Form I-817, Application for Family Unity...

Ho, Ho, Ho? USCIS Launches 44 Form Updates, Without Warning

USCIS, Dec. 23, 2016 (Be sure to scroll through five pages!) From AILA , Dec. 23, 2016 - "Today, December 23, 2016, USCIS posted a large number of new form versions. The forms all have an effective date of today, December 23, 2016, and the website indicates that no other versions of the forms...

USCIS Backtracks on New Forms, Date of Acceptance

USCIS, Dec. 29, 2016 - "When new fees for most USCIS forms went into effect on December 23, 2016, we published updated versions of the forms at uscis.gov/forms . We strongly encourage customers to submit these new versions, which are updated with the new fees and have an edition date of 12/23/16...

More USCIS Form Revisions: I-134, I-602 (Dec. 29, 2016)

USCIS, Dec. 29, 2016 - I-134 - I-602