USCIS Issues Policy Guidance on Inadmissibility Based on Membership in a Totalitarian Party

USCIS issued policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to address inadmissibility based on membership in or affiliation with the Communist or any other totalitarian party in the context of adjustment of status applications. Comments are due November 2, 2020.

Policy Highlights

  • Provides guidance regarding the ground of inadmissibility based on membership in or affiliation with the Communist or any other totalitarian party, and USCIS determinations on membership in or affiliation with such an organization.
  • Provides a step-by-step overview of the inadmissibility determination, as well as guidance on evidence and burden of proof, and applicable exceptions and waivers

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 20100201.

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