Rescission of Policy Memoranda, PM-602-0114 (PDF, 380 KB)
USCIS is rescinding two policy memoranda regarding the adjudication of certain petitions for H-1B nonimmigrant classification.
Matter of F-M- Co., Adopted Decision 2020-01 (AAO May 5, 2020) (PDF, 231 KB)
This policy memorandum (PM) designates the attached decision of the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) in Matter of F-M- Co. as an Adopted Decision.
Temporary Policy Changes for Certain Foreign Medical Graduates During the COVID-19 National Emergency (PDF, 341 KB)
Temporary Policy Changes for Certain Foreign Medical Graduates During the COVID-19 National Emergency (Medical Graduates)
Updated Guidance on Temporary or Seasonal Need for H-2A Petitions Seeking Workers for Range Sheep and/or Goat Herding or Production (PDF, 580 KB)
This policy memorandum (PM) provides updated guidance regarding the determination of temporary or seasonal need for H-2A petitions seeking workers for range sheep or goat herding or production (hereinafter referred to as “H-2A sheep/goatherder petitions”).
Temporary or Seasonal Need for H-2A Petitions Seeking Workers for Range Sheep and/or Goat Herding or Production (PDF, 531 KB)
This policy memorandum (PM) provides guidance regarding the determination of temporary or seasonal need for H-2A petitions seeking workers for range sheep or goat herding or production (herein after referred to as “H-2A sheep/goat herder petitions”).
Sample Notice of Filing Application for Permanent Employment Certification (PDF, 286 KB)
This AFM update revises the sample notice of filing required for certain applications for permanent employment certification to fix certain technical errors, such as an inactive website link: AFM Chapter 22.2(b)(4)(C)(v) Sample Notice of Filing.
Matter of E-A-L-O-, Adopted Decision 2019-04 (AAO Oct. 11, 2019) (PDF, 304 KB)
This policy memorandum (PM) designates the attached decision of the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) in Matter of E-A-L-O-, Adopted Decision 2019-04 (AAO Oct. 11, 2019)
Matter of D-Y-S-C-, Adopted Decision 2019-02 (AAO Oct. 11, 2019) (PDF, 306 KB)
This policy memorandum (PM) designates the attached decision of the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) in Matter of D-Y-S-C-, Adopted Decision 2019-02 (AAO Oct. 11, 2019)
Matter of A-O-C-, Adopted Decision 2019-03 (AAO Oct. 11, 2019) (PDF, 309 KB)
This policy memorandum (PM) designates the attached decision of the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO) in Matter of A-O-C-, Adopted Decision 2019-03 (AAO Oct. 11, 2019)
Guidance for Processing Reasonable Fear, Credible Fear, Asylum, and Refugee Claims in Accordance with Matter of L-E-A- (PDF, 404 KB)
This policy memorandum (PM) provides guidance to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers for determining whether an applicant is eligible for asylum or refugee status or withholding of removal in light of the Attorney General’s decision in Matter of L-E-A-, 27 I&N Dec. 581 (A.G. 2019).
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