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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 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


POLICY ALERTEmployment-Based Fifth Preference Immigrants: Investors

November 30, 2016

​U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance regarding the eligibility requirements for regional centers and immigrant investors.

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POLICY ALERTSpecial Immigrant Juvenile Classification and Special Immigrant-Based Adjustment of Status

October 26, 2016

​U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance regarding the special immigrant juvenile (SIJ) classification and special immigrant-based (EB-4) adjustment of status, including adjustment based on classification as a special immigrant religious worker, SIJ, and G-4 international organization or NATO-6 employee or family member, among others.

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Current as of August 23, 2017