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Appeals of Denied Petitions Under the Jurisdiction of the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) by Subject Matter

This chart shows the types of appeals adjudicated by the AAO sorted by the name of the form commonly associated with the appeal. The forms can be found on the USCIS webpage.  Click on the Forms tab above to see the complete list.

Subject MatterForm NumberLaw or Regulation
Adjustment of A, E, or G to Nonimmigrant1-5088 CFR 247.12(b)
Adjustment of Status of Diplomats under Sec. 13 of Act of 19571-4858 CFR 245.3
Administrative Cancellation of Certificates, Documents, and RecordsNone8 CFR 342.8
Application for Adjustment of Status-Indochinese Refugees1-485Sec. 103 of the Act of '77
Application for Advance Processing of Orphan PetitionI-600A8 CFR 204.3
Application for Certificate of Naturalization or RepatriationN-5808 CFR 343.1
Application for Certification of CitizenshipN-6008 CFR 341.6
Application for Issuance of Reentry Permits1-1318 CFR 223
Application for New Naturalization or Citizenship PapersN-5658 CFR 343a.1(c)
Application for Reentry after Removal or Aggravated Felony Conviction1-2128 CFR 212.2
Application for Refugee Travel Documents1-1318 CFR 223
Application for Special Certificates of NaturalizationN-5658 CFR 343b. 11(b)
Application for Status of Certain Cuban and Haitian Nationals1-485Sec. 202 of IRCA, 1986
Application for T Nonimmigrant Status as Alien Victim of Trafficking1-9148 CFR 214.11
Application for Temporary Protected Status1-8218 CFR 244
Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization PurposesN-4708 CFR 316.5(d)(3)
Breach of Surety Bond1-3528 CFR 103.6
Certification of the Denial of Any Petition by a USCIS OfficeNone8 CFR 103.4
Denial of Adjustment for Not Establishing Bona Fide Marriage ExemptionNoneSec. 245(e) of the Act
Denial of Adjustment of Status for Certain Cuban Nationals1-485Sec. 1 of Act of 1966
Employment-Based Immigrant Visa, Special Immigrant, and Entrepreneur1-140; 360; 5268 CFR 204.5, 204.6
Invalidation of Temporary Labor Certificates Issued by Governor of GuamNone8 CFR 214.2(h)(6)(v)(H)(3)
Legalization and SAW: Application for Waiver of Grounds of Excludability1-6908 CFR 210, 210a, 245a
Legalization: Application for Temporary or Permanent Residence1-687, 1-6988 CFR 245a.2, 245a.3
Legalization: Termination of Temporary Resident StatusNone8 CFR 245a.2(u)
Petition for Armed Forces Special Immigrant1-3608 CFR 204.9
Petition for Certain Scientists of the CIS or the Baltic States1-1408 CFR 204.10
Petition for Employee of U.S. Business Operating in Hong Kong1-1408 CFR 204.8
Petition for Nonimmigrant Temporary Workers, Trainees, Fiancees1-1298 CFR 214.2, 214.6
Petition for Orphans1-6008 CFR 204.3
Petition for R-1 Nonimmigrant Religious Workers1-1298 CFR 214.2(r)
Petition for Special Immigrant Employee of an International Organization1-360101(a)(27)(I)of the Act
Petition for Special Immigrant Juvenile1-3608 CFR 204.11
Petition for Special Immigrant Panama Canal1-360101(a)(27)(E),(F), & (G)
Petition for Special Immigrant Physician1-360101(a)(27)(H) of the Act
Petition for Spouse or Child under VAWA1-3608 CFR 204.2(c)
Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status as Alien Victim of Certain Crimes1-9188 CFR 214.14
Petition to Classify Amerasians as Children of U.S. Citizens1-360Public Law 97-359
Request for Participation as Regional CenterNone8 CFR 204.6(m)
Revocation of Immigrant Visa PetitionNone8 CFR 205.2
Revocation of Nonimmigrant Petition1-1298 CFR 214.2, 214.6(d)(6)
Special Agricultural Worker: Application for Temporary Residence1-7008 CFR 210.2
Special Agricultural Worker: Termination of Temporary Resident StatusNone8 CFR 210.4(d)
Termination of Participation as Regional CenterNone8 CFR 204.6(m)
Waivers of lnadmissability under 212(g),(h) or (i) of the Act1-6018 CFR 212.7(a)
Waivers of Two-Year Foreign Residence Requirement under 212(e)1-6128 CFR 212.7(c)


Last Reviewed/Updated: 03/26/2014