Volume 11 - Travel and Identity Documents
8 CFR 103.16 - Collection, use and storage of biometric information
8 CFR 103.2 - Submission and adjudication of benefit requests
8 CFR 103.8 - Service of decisions and other notices
8 CFR 211.5 - Alien commuters
8 CFR 264.5 - Application for a replacement Permanent Resident Card
INA 101(a)(20) - Definition of lawfully admitted for permanent residence
INA 262 - Registration of aliens
INA 264 - Forms for registration and fingerprinting
No appendices available at this time.
Technical Update - Moving the Adjudicator’s Field Manual Content into the USCIS Policy ManualMay 21, 2020
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is updating and incorporating relevant Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM) content into the USCIS Policy Manual. As that process is ongoing, USCIS has moved any remaining AFM content to its corresponding USCIS Policy Manual Part, in PDF format, until relevant AFM content has been properly incorporated into the USCIS Policy Manual. To the extent that a provision in the USCIS Policy Manual conflicts with remaining AFM content or Policy Memoranda, the updated information in the USCIS Policy Manual prevails. To find remaining AFM content, see the crosswalk between the AFM and the Policy Manual.
POLICY ALERT - Replacing Permanent Resident CardJanuary 16, 2020
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual regarding eligibility requirements, filing, and adjudication of requests to replace Permanent Resident Cards using the Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card (Form I-90).
Technical Update - Replacing the Term “Foreign National”October 08, 2019
This technical update replaces all instances of the term “foreign national” with “alien” throughout the Policy Manual as used to refer to a person who meets the definition provided in INA 101(a)(3) [“any person not a citizen or national of the United States”].
Technical Update - Clarifying Policies and Procedures for Replacing Permanent Resident CardsSeptember 27, 2019
This technical update clarifies that, in circumstances involving the replacement or reissuance of a Permanent Resident Card, an Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card (Form I-90) is always required as outlined in form instructions and regulations. This may differ from the general reissuance policy.
POLICY ALERT - Policies and Procedures for Secure Identity DocumentsJanuary 16, 2019
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to address the general policies and procedures related to secure documents.