Part O - Registration

8 CFR 101.1 - Presumption of lawful admission

8 CFR 101.2 - Presumption of lawful admission; entry under erroneous name or other errors

8 CFR 101.3 - Creation of record of lawful permanent resident status for person born under diplomatic status in the United States

8 CFR 264.2 - Application for creation of record of permanent residence

INA 212(a) - Excludable aliens; classes of aliens ineligible for visas or admission

INA 249, 8 CFR 249 - Record of admission for permanent residence in the case of certain aliens who entered the United States prior to January 1, 1972


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 - Use of Form G-325A

October 25, 2018

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is updating policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to remove references to Biographic Information (Form G-325A).



POLICY ALERT - Registration of Lawful Permanent Resident Status

December 21, 2016

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance addressing registration of lawful permanent resident (LPR) status.


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