Official Website of the United States Department of Homeland Security
Share This PageShare This Page PrintPrint

Policy Memoranda

This page provides access to various policy and procedural memoranda which gives guidance to USCIS adjudicators in their work of processing applications and petitions for immigration benefits while still protecting national security.

You can also find a listing of memoranda by subject to the right.

ATTENTION: Policy memos that have been partially or fully superseded by the USCIS Policy Manual have been stamped and republished. If you have bookmarked affected memo PDF files, you will now see the updated stamped version of the memo indicating that you should visit www.uscis.gov/policymanual for current policy.

December 29, 2010 Implementation of New Discretionary Exemption Under INA Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) For Activities and Associations Relating to the All Burma Students' Democratic Front (ABSDF) Memo
December 29, 2010 Implementation of New Discretionary Exemption Under INA Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) For Material Support to the All India Sikh Students Federation-Bittu Faction (AISSF-Bittu) Memo
December 22, 2010 Evaluation of Evidence Submitted with Certain Form I-140 Petitions Revisions to the Adjudicator's Field Manual (AFM) Chapter 22.2, AFM Update AD11-14
December 20, 2010 Model Plan for Administrative Naturalization Ceremonies; Adjudicator's Field Manual (AFM) Update AD 10-53
December 15, 2010 Revocation of VAWA-Based Self-Petitions (Forms I-360) AFM Update AD10-49
December 14, 2010 Waivers of Inadmissibility and Grants of Status for Certain Aliens Seeking Nonimmigrant Status in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI); Addition to the Adjudicator's Field Manual (AFM) Chapter 36.4
November 22, 2010 Fee Waiver Guidelines as Established by the Final Rule of the USCIS Fee Schedule; Revisions to Adjudicator's Field Manual (AFM) Chapter 10.9 (AFM Update AD11-05)
October 07, 2010 Implementation of Provisions of Public Law 111-230 Instituting Increased Fees for Certain H-1B and L-1 Petitions and Applications (AFM Update AD10-48)
September 20, 2010 Revisions to Adjudicator's Field Manual (AFM) Chapter 22.3 (AFM Update AD10-24): Special Immigrant Visas under Section 602(b) of the Afghan Allies Protection Act of 2009
September 20, 2010 Validity of Puerto Rico Birth Certificates as Evidence (AFM Update AD10-43)

Pages