PART L – Refugee Adjustment


Legal Authorities

INA 101(a)(42) - Definition of refugee

INA 209(a), 8 CFR 209.1 - Adjustment of Status of Refugees

Pub. L. 96-212 - Refugee Act of 1980


Date Details
March 04, 2014

Refugee and Asylee-Based Adjustment of Status under Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) Section 209

​U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to address adjustment of status applications filed by refugees and asylees under INA sections 209(a) and 209(b).

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