USCIS Issues Policy Guidance on CSPA

USCIS issued policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual regarding the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA). This guidance is controlling and supersedes any prior guidance on the topic. Comments are due by 6/6/18.

Policy Highlights

  • Explains general applicability of the CSPA and clarifies eligibility and evidentiary requirements.
  • Consolidates previous guidance and incorporates judicial interpretations.
  • Explains how the Visa Bulletin charts impact CSPA calculations and eligibility determinations

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 18052339.

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