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USCIS Issues Policy Guidance on Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness

4/7/20 AILA Doc. No. 20040730. Adjustment of Status

USCIS issued policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual regarding eligibility requirements, filing, and adjudication of adjustment of status applications based on the Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness (LRIF) law. The guidance is effective immediately. Comments are due May 7, 2020.

Policy highlights include:

  • Clarifies the eligibility requirements for adjustment of status based on LRIF.
  • Provides guidance on the evidentiary requirements for adjustment of status based on LRIF
  • Explains that LRIF adjustment applicants may apply for employment authorization.
Cite as AILA Doc. No. 20040730.