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February 25, 2016POLICY ALERTAdjustment of Status Policies and Procedures and 245(a) Adjustment
November 10, 2015POLICY ALERTMedia Representatives (I) Nonimmigrant Visa Classification
July 21, 2015POLICY ALERTModifications to Oath of Allegiance for Naturalization
July 20, 2015Technical Update – Multiple Absences and Residence and Physical Presence
July 20, 2015Technical Update – Child Citizenship Act and Children of U.S. Government Employees Residing Abroad
October 28, 2014POLICY ALERTEffect of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) on Immigration and Acquisition of Citizenship Under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)
October 21, 2014Technical Update – Religious Missionaries Abroad and Residence and Physical Presence

Volume 12 – Citizenship & Naturalization

Part G – Spouses of U.S. Citizens

Technical UpdateValidity of Same-Sex Marriages

July 01, 2014

​This technical update addresses the Supreme Court ruling holding that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional.

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 25, 2016