Federal Register Comment Period for Revised Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status

On March 31, 2016, USCIS published a 60-day notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment on a revised version of Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status.

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Agency Information Collection Activities: Application To Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, Form I-485, and Adjustment of Status Under Section 245(i), Supplement A to Form I-485; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection

60-Day Notice

May 31, 2016

81 FR 18636

After the 60-day period, we will address public comments and publish the required 30-day notice in the Federal Register. We will issue the final revised Form I-485 once the Office of Management and Budget approves the form.

You may continue to use the current version of Form I-485 (edition date: 10/05/15) until further notice.

We remind the public to avoid immigration scams by:

  • Using the official USCIS website for Form I-485 information;
  • Downloading forms for free; and
  • Verifying that the person providing legal services and advice is authorized to do so.

Please visit www.uscis.gov/avoidscams for tips on how to find authorized legal assistance and how to recognize and avoid scams.

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