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February 12, 2019Technical UpdateImplementation of Policy Guidance on Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions (Form N-648)
February 06, 2019Technical UpdateVisa Retrogression
January 23, 2019Technical UpdateChild Status Protection Act
January 16, 2019POLICY ALERTPolicies and Procedures for Secure Identity Documents
December 12, 2018POLICY ALERTSufficiency of Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions (Form N-648)
October 30, 2018POLICY ALERTImmigrant Investors and Debt Arrangements
October 25, 2018POLICY ALERTUse of Form G-325A

Table of Contents

Volume 1 – General Policies and Procedures

Part A – Customer Service

Part B – Submission of Benefit Requests

Part C – Biometrics Collection and Security Checks

Part D – Attorneys and Representatives

Part E – Adjudications

Part F – Motions and Appeals

Part G – Notice to Appear

Volume 2 – Nonimmigrants

Part A – Nonimmigrant Policies and Procedures

Part B – Diplomatic and International Organization Personnel (A, G)

Part C – Visitors for Business or Tourism (B)

Part D – Exchange Visitors (J)

Part E – Cultural Visitors (Q)

Part F – Students (F, M)

Part G – Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors (E-1, E-2)

Part H – Specialty Occupation Workers (H-1B, E-3)

Part I – Temporary Agricultural and Non-Agricultural Workers (H-2)

Part J – Trainees (H-3)

Part K – Media Representatives (I)

Chapter 1 – Purpose and Background
Chapter 2 – Eligibility
Chapter 3 – Distinction between News and Entertainment
Chapter 4 – Family Members
Chapter 5 – Adjudication

Part L – Intracompany Transferees (L)

Part M – Individuals of Extraordinary Ability or Achievement (O)

Part N – Athletes and Entertainers (P)

Part O – Religious Workers (R)

Part P – NAFTA Professionals (TN)

Part Q – Nonimmigrants Intending to Adjust Status (K, V)

Volume 3 – Protection & Parole

Part A – Protection and Parole Policies and Procedures

Part B – Victims of Trafficking

Part C – Victims of Crimes

Part D – Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Enforced Departure

Part E – Parolees

Part F – Deferred Action

Part G – Humanitarian Emergencies

Volume 4 – Refugees

Volume 5 – Asylees

Volume 6 – Immigrants

Part A – Immigrant Policies and Procedures

Part B – Family-Based Immigrants

Part C – International Orphans and Adoptees

Part D – Immigrants Filing Under Violence Against Women Act

Part E – Employment-Based Immigration

Part F – Employment-Based Classifications

Part G – Investors

Part H – Designated and Special Immigrants

Part I – Family-Based Conditional Permanent Residents

Part J – Special Immigrant Juveniles

Volume 7 – Adjustment of Status

Part A – Adjustment of Status Policies and Procedures

Part B – 245(a) Adjustment

Part C – 245(i) Adjustment

Part D – Family-Based Adjustment

Part E – Employment-Based Adjustment

Part F – Special Immigrant-Based (EB-4) Adjustment

Part G – Diversity Visa Adjustment

Part H – Criminal or Terrorist Informant-Based Adjustment

Part I – VAWA-Based Adjustment

Part J – Trafficking Victim-Based Adjustment

Part K – Crime Victim-Based Adjustment

Part L – Refugee Adjustment

Part M – Asylee Adjustment

Part N – Legalization

Part O – Registration

Part P – Special Adjustment Programs

Part Q – Rescission of Lawful Permanent Residence

Part R – Abandonment of Lawful Permanent Residence

Volume 8 – Admissibility

Part A – Admissibility Policies and Procedures

Part B – Health-Related Grounds of Inadmissibility

Part C – Civil Surgeon Designation and Revocation

Part D – Criminal and Related Grounds of Inadmissibility

Part E – Terrorism

Part F – National Security

Part G – Public Charge

Part H – Labor Certification and Select Immigrant Qualifications

Part I – Illegal Entrants and Other Immigration Violators

Part J – Fraud and Willful Misrepresentation

Part K – False Claim to U.S. Citizenship

Part L – Documentation Requirements

Part M – Citizenship Ineligibility

Part N – Aliens Previously Removed

Part O – Aliens Unlawfully Present

Part P – Alien Present After Previous Immigration Violation

Part Q – Practicing Polygamists, International Child Abductors, Unlawful Voters, and Tax Evaders

Volume 9 – Waivers

Part A – Waiver Policies and Procedures

Part B – Extreme Hardship

Part C – Waivers for Health-Related Grounds of Inadmissibility

Part D – Waivers for Criminal and Related Grounds of Inadmissibility

Part E – Aliens Subject to Civil Penalty

Part F – Alien Smuggling

Part G – Waivers for Fraud or Willful Misrepresentation

Part H – Unlawful Presence

Part I – Provisional Unlawful Presence

Part J – National Interest

Part K – Family Unity, Humanitarian Purposes, or Public Interest

Part L – Nonimmigrant

Part M – Other Provisions Overcoming Inadmissibility

Part N – Motions and Appeals

Volume 10 – Consent to Reapply

Volume 11 – Travel, Employment, & Identity Documents

Part A – Secure Identity Documents Policies and Procedures

Part B – Permanent Resident Cards

Part C – Reentry Permits

Part D – Refugee Travel Documents

Part E – Advance Parole

Part F – Employment Authorization Documentation

Volume 12 – Citizenship & Naturalization

Part A – Citizenship and Naturalization Policies and Procedures

Part B – Naturalization Examination

Part C – Accommodations

Part D – General Naturalization Requirements

Part E – English and Civics Testing and Exceptions

Part F – Good Moral Character

Part G – Spouses of U.S. Citizens

Part H – Children of U.S. Citizens

Part I – Military Members and their Families

Part J – Oath of Allegiance

Part K – Certificates of Citizenship and Naturalization

Part L – Revocation of Naturalization


Current as of February 12, 2019