Part Q - Rescission of Lawful Permanent Residence
8 CFR 240.70 - Decision by the Service
8 CFR 246 - Rescission of adjustment of status
INA 204(a) - Procedure for granting immigrant status; petitioning procedure
INA 204(c) - Procedure for granting immigrant status; limitation on orphan petitions approved for a single petitioner; prohibition against approval in cases of marriage entered into in order to evade immigration laws; restriction on future entry of aliens involved with marriage fraud
INA 214(d) - Admission of nonimmigrants; issuance of visa to fiancée or fiancé of citizen
INA 214(p) - Admission of nonimmigrants; requirements applicable to section 1101(a)(15)(U) visas
INA 240 - Removal proceedings
INA 240A - Cancellation of removal; adjustment of status
INA 246 - Rescission of adjustment of status; effect upon naturalized citizen
INA 340 - Revocation of naturalization
No appendices available at this time.
This technical update is part of an initiative to move existing policy guidance from the Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM) into the Policy Manual. This update does not make major substantive changes but consolidates and incorporates existing AFM guidance into the Policy Manual, streamlining USCIS’ immigration policy while removing obsolete information. This guidance replaces Chapters 22.3 and 26 of the AFM, related appendices, and policy memoranda.
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 (PDF, 327.05 KB) between the AFM and the Policy Manual.
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”].