Official Website of the Department of Homeland SecurityOfficial Website of the Department of Homeland Security
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

Volume 12 – Citizenship & Naturalization

Part E – English and Civics Testing and Exceptions


 

Technical UpdateImplementation of Policy Guidance on Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions (Form N-648)

February 12, 2019

​This technical update incorporates into Volume 12 the policy guidance that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced December 12, 2018 regarding the Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions (Form N-648). This guidance became effective February 12, 2019.


 

POLICY ALERTSufficiency of Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions (Form N-648)

December 12, 2018

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to update and clarify filing procedures and adjudications on the Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions (Form N-648). This guidance becomes effective February 12, 2019.


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Technical UpdateMedical Codes for Purposes of Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions

January 05, 2017

​This technical update clarifies that, for purposes of Form N-648, Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions, USCIS accepts the relevant medical codes recognized by the Department of Health and Human Services. This includes codes found in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and the International Classification of Diseases.


 

POLICY ALERTComprehensive Citizenship and Naturalization Policy Guidance

January 07, 2013

​USCIS is issuing updated and comprehensive citizenship and naturalization policy guidance in the new USCIS Policy Manual.


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Current as of February 12, 2019