Tuesday 20th October 2020

USCIS Clarifies Conditions for Adjustment Of Status From TPS

N24 Staff Writer, NEW YORK:- The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has clarified conditions for the Adjustment Of Status (AOS) from that of a Temporary Protected Status (TPS), stressing that an individual has to be inspected at the port of entry and paroled into the US to be eligible for the AOS. “Section 245(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) requires an alien to have been inspected and admitted or inspected and paroled into the United States, unless exempt from this requirement,” said a USCIS statement issued on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. In its updated policy guidance, the USCIS further reaffirmed the USCIS’ long-standing interpretation that an alien who enters the United States without having been inspected and admitted or inspected and paroled, and who is subsequently granted TPS, generally does not meet that requirement. TPS..

UNH Prof Accused of Posing as Immigrant Woman on Twitter

BY MICHAEL CASEY, (AP):- A white University of New Hampshire chemistry professor is accused of posing as an immigrant woman of color on Twitter to make racist and sexist comments and attack users who supported racial justice and other progressive causes. The university has not named the professor whom it said was being investigated related to allegations on social media. A spokesperson said that the person “is on leave and not in the classroom." “We are deeply troubled by what we’ve learned so far and immediately launched an investigation,” University spokeswoman Erika Mantz said. The chair of the university's Chemistry Department, Glen Miller, refused to discuss the case. But in an email to the department that was shared with The Associated Press by a department source who did not want to be identified for fear of retaliation, Miller acknowledged the professor had set up a..


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USCIS, magsasakatuparan ng Programang Parole para sa mga Beteranong Pilipino ng Ikalawang Digmaang Pandaigdig

WASHINGTON — Simula Hunyo 8, 2016, ang U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) ay papayagan ang ilang benepisyaryo ng aprobadong family-based immigrant visa petitions na magkaroon ng pagkakataong mapagkalooban ng parole base sa kani-kanilang kaso upang sa gayon ay makarating sa Amerika habang hinihintay ang kanilang immigrant visa na magagamit sa tamang panahon.Ang mga detalyeng patakaran sa nasabing parole ay matatagpuan sa ulat ng White House, na nailathala nuong Hulyo 2015...

USCIS Updates Process for Accepting Petitions for Relatives Abroad

WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced that, as part of the adjustment of its international footprint to increase efficiencies, Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, will only be processed domestically by USCIS or internationally by the Department of State in certain circumstances beginning Feb 1, 2020.  DOS will assume responsibility for certain services previously provided at USCIS international offices, services that DOS already provide in..

USCIS Announces Public Charge Rule Implementation Following Supreme Court Stay of Nationwide Injunctions

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will implement the Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds final rule (“Final Rule”) on Feb. 24, 2020, except for in the State of Illinois where the rule remains enjoined by a federal court as of Jan. 30, 2020. Under the Final Rule, USCIS will look at the factors required under the law by Congress, like an alien’s age, health, income, education and skills, among others, in order to determine whether the alien is likely at any..

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N-648, Medical Certification for Disability Exceptions

Forms Form N-648 (PDF, 137 KB) Instructions for Form N-648 (PDF, 133 KB) Purpose of Form Use this form if you are applying for U.S. citizenship and need to request an exception to the English and civics testing requirements for naturalization because of physical or developmental disability or mental..

N-644, Application for Posthumous Citizenship

Forms Form N-644 (PDF, 133 KB) Instructions for Form N-644 (PDF, 41 KB) Purpose of Form Public Law 101-249 provides for the granting of U.S. citizenship to an alien or noncitizen national whose death resulted from injury or disease incurred on active duty with the U.S. armed services during specified periods of military hostilities. Posthumous citizenship is an honorary status commemorating the bravery and sacrifices of these persons; it does not convey any benefits under the..

N-600K, Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate Under Section 322

Forms Form N-600K (PDF, 569 KB) Instructions for Form N-600K (PDF, 254 KB) Form G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance (PDF, 238 KB) Purpose of Form Children who regularly reside in a foreign country may use this form to claim U.S. citizenship based on their..