USCIS Updates Policy Guidance on the Use of Discretion for Adjustment of Status

USCIS updated existing policy guidance in the USCIS policy manual regarding the discretionary factors to consider in adjustment of status applications. This guidance is effective immediately. Feedback is due December 17, 2020.

Policy Highlights

  • Consolidates existing guidance on the privileges, rights, and responsibilities of lawful permanent residents.
  • Clarifies the list of factors or factual circumstances for adjustment of status that officers consider when conducting a discretionary analysis.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 20111731.

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