Volume 6 - Immigrants
8 CFR 103.3 - Denials, appeals, and precedent decisions
8 CFR 103.5 - Reopening or reconsideration
8 CFR 205.1(a)(3)(iv) - Reasons for automatic revocation
8 CFR 205.2 - Revocation on notice
8 CFR 216.3 - Termination of conditional permanent resident status
INA 101(b) - Definition of child
INA 203(b)(4) - Certain special immigrants
INA 204(a)(1)(G)(i) - Petitioning procedure
INA 245(h) - Adjustment of special immigrant juveniles
INA 287(h) - Protecting abused juveniles
Pub. L. 102-395 - Section 610 of the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 1993
No appendices available at this time.
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”].
POLICY ALERT - Immigrant Investors and Debt ArrangementsOctober 30, 2018
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is revising policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to clarify its policy on debt arrangements.
POLICY ALERT - Geographic Area of a Regional CenterAugust 24, 2018
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is updating guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual regarding a regional center’s geographic area, requests to expand the geographic area, and how such requests impact the filing of Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur.
Technical Update - Rescinding Tenant-Occupancy MethodologyJuly 26, 2018
This technical update clarifies that the rescission of the policy regarding the tenant-occupancy methodology does not affect petitions pending on May 15, 2018 (the date USCIS announced the rescission).
POLICY ALERT - Rescinding Tenant-Occupancy MethodologyMay 15, 2018
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is revising policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to reflect that, as of May 15, 2018, USCIS no longer considers tenant occupancy to be a reasonable methodology to support economically or statistically valid forecasting tools.
POLICY ALERT - Documentation of Conditional Resident Status for Investors with a Pending Form I-829May 02, 2018
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is updating policy guidance regarding the documentation of conditional permanent resident (CPR) status for employment-based fifth preference (EB-5) immigrants.
POLICY ALERT - Job Creation and Capital At Risk Requirements for InvestorsJune 14, 2017
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is updating the USCIS Policy Manual to provide further guidance regarding the job creation and capital at risk requirements for Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur, and Form I-829, Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions on Permanent Resident Status.
POLICY ALERT - Employment-Based Fifth Preference Immigrants: InvestorsNovember 30, 2016
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance regarding the eligibility requirements for regional centers and immigrant investors.
POLICY ALERT - Special Immigrant Juvenile Classification and Special Immigrant-Based Adjustment of StatusOctober 26, 2016
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance regarding the special immigrant juvenile (SIJ) classification and special immigrant-based (EB-4) adjustment of status, including adjustment based on classification as a special immigrant religious worker, SIJ, and G-4 international organization or NATO-6 employee or family member, among others.