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USCIS Draft Policy Memo on Signature Requirement

6/7/16 AILA Doc. No. 16060860.

USCIS interim policy memorandum on the signature requirement for applications, petitions, requests, and other documents that require a signature prior to filing with USCIS. The memo is in effect as of 6/21/16. USCIS originally posted this memo as draft guidance on 6/7/16.


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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 16060860.