Part C - Civil Surgeon Designation and Revocation
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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 - Civil Surgeon Designation and RevocationJune 06, 2019
This technical update changes language to state that USCIS officers “may” refer proposed civil surgeon designation revocations to the USCIS Office of Chief Counsel for review. Previously, the language specified that USCIS counsel “must” review any proposed civil surgeon designation revocation.
Technical Update - Civil Surgeon Applications and Evidentiary RequirementsApril 08, 2014
This technical update clarifies that an applicant for civil surgeon designation must, at a minimum, submit a copy of the medical degree to show he or she is a Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy.
POLICY ALERT - Civil Surgeon Designation and Centralization of the Designation Process at the National Benefits CenterJanuary 28, 2014
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to centralize the civil surgeon designation process at the National Benefits Center, effective March 11, 2014.