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October 28, 2014POLICY ALERTEffect of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) on Immigration and Acquisition of Citizenship Under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)
October 21, 2014Technical Update – Religious Missionaries Abroad and Residence and Physical Presence
October 21, 2014Technical Update – Treating Certain Peace Corps Contractors as U.S. Government Employees
September 09, 2014POLICY ALERTNonimmigrant Trainees (H-3)
August 26, 2014POLICY ALERTCustomer Service
July 01, 2014Technical Update – Validity of Same-Sex Marriages
June 17, 2014POLICY ALERTChanges to Dates of Birth and Names on Certificates of Citizenship

Volume 9 – Waivers


Part A – Waiver Policies and Procedures

Part B – Extreme Hardship

Part C – Waivers for Health-Related Grounds of Inadmissibility

Part D – Waivers for Criminal and Related Grounds of Inadmissibility

Part E – Aliens Subject to Civil Penalty

Part F – Alien Smuggling

Part G – Waivers for Fraud or Willful Misrepresentation

Part H – Unlawful Presence

Part I – Provisional Unlawful Presence

Part J – National Interest

Part K – Family Unity, Humanitarian Purposes, or Public Interest

Part L – Nonimmigrant

Part M – Other Provisions Overcoming Inadmissibility

Part N – Motions and Appeals


POLICY ALERTFraud and Willful Misrepresentation Grounds of Inadmissibility

March 25, 2014

  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing guidance on the fraud and willful misrepresentation grounds of inadmissibility under INA 212(a)(6)(C)(i) and the corresponding waiver under INA 212(i).


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POLICY ALERTHealth-Related Grounds of Inadmissibility and Waivers

January 28, 2014

​U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual on the health-related grounds of inadmissibility under INA 212(a)(1) and corresponding waivers under INA 212(g).


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Current as of October 28, 2014