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August 23, 2017POLICY ALERTWaiver Policies and Procedures
July 26, 2017POLICY ALERTBiometrics Requirements for Naturalization
June 28, 2017POLICY ALERTAdministrative Naturalization Ceremonies
June 14, 2017POLICY ALERTJob Creation and Capital At Risk Requirements for Investors
January 05, 2017Technical UpdateClarifying Intent to Reside in United States for Naturalization Purposes
January 05, 2017Technical UpdateMedical Codes for Purposes of Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions
December 21, 2016POLICY ALERTRegistration of Lawful Permanent Resident Status

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)


POLICY ALERTMedia Representatives (I) Nonimmigrant Visa Classification

November 10, 2015

​U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance regarding the foreign information media representative nonimmigrant visa classification, commonly known as the “I” visa category.

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POLICY ALERTNonimmigrant Trainees (H-3)

September 09, 2014

​U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance on the trainees (H-3) nonimmigrant visa category.

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Current as of August 23, 2017