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.

ATTENTION: Policy memos that have been partially or fully superseded by the USCIS Policy Manual have been stamped and republished.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.

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Notice to Appear Policy Memorandum
On June 28, 2018, USCIS issued a new Notice to Appear (NTA) policy memorandum (PM) providing guidance on when USCIS may issue Form I-862, Notice to Appear.