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August 24, 2018POLICY ALERTGeographic Area of a Regional Center
August 15, 2018Technical UpdateCertificates of Citizenship for U.S. National Children
July 26, 2018Technical UpdateRescinding Tenant-Occupancy Methodology
May 23, 2018POLICY ALERTChild Status Protection Act
May 15, 2018POLICY ALERTAdjustment of Status Interview Guidelines and Waiver Criteria
May 15, 2018POLICY ALERTRescinding Tenant-Occupancy Methodology
May 02, 2018POLICY ALERTDocumentation of Conditional Resident Status for Investors with a Pending Form I-829

Volume 7 – Adjustment of Status

Part O – Registration


POLICY ALERTRegistration of Lawful Permanent Resident Status

December 21, 2016

​U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is issuing policy guidance addressing registration of lawful permanent resident (LPR) status.

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Legal Authorities

  • 8 CFR 101.2​ - Presumption of lawful admission; entry under erroneous name or other errors
  • ​8 CFR 101.1 - Presumption of lawful admission

  • ​8 CFR 101.3 - Lawful permanent resident status for persons born under diplomatic status in the United States

  • ​8 CFR 264.2 - Application for creation of record of permanent residence

  • INA 212(a) - Excludable aliens; classes of aliens ineligible for visas or admission

  • ​INA 249, 8 CFR 249 - Record of admission for permanent residence in the case of certain aliens who entered the United States prior to January 1, 1972


Current as of August 24, 2018