\ afm \ Adjudicator's Field Manual - Redacted Public Version \ Chapter 10 An Overview of the Adjudication Process. \ 10.6 Post-Decision Case Actions.
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Post-Decision Case Actions.
In most instances once a case is adjudicated and notices are sent to the applicant or petitioner no further action on the part of the adjudicator is required. However, there are certain situations which may require additional actions. Such actions maybe initiated by the applicant or petitioner, ordinarily by filing Form I-824, or they may independently be initiated by
, such as when a beneficiary is unlawfully in the United States and subject to removal proceedings.
may be filed, with fee, to request a duplicate approval notice or to transfer a case requiring visa issuance from one consulate to another. Jurisdiction to act on an I-824 lies with the office which originally approved the case, or, if a case file has been transferred, with the office currently holding the file. Follow local procedures for completing action on forms I-824, including updating CLAIMS and notifying the applicant.
[(b)(2) or (b)(7)(E)]
There may be instances where a petition or application is approved, but information is discovered which impacts the admissibility of the applicant or petitioner. In such cases, the “remarks” block of the petition may be noted with the information. In other cases, it may be appropriate to post a lookout to intercept the alien if he or she attempts entry.