Monthly Archives: May 2013

Sirbu v. Holder, Seventh Circuit, Past Persecution in Moldova

Victor Sirbu v. Eric Holder, Jr. 12-2320 Final Opinion Sirbu v Holder, Seventh Circuit, Past Persecution in Moldova Husband, Sirbu, and wife, Prodan, entered the U.S. as nonimmigrant tourists in 2009 and overstayed their visas. They then filed a timely … Continue reading

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The Provisional Waiver

The Provisional Waiver On January 3, 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a final rule to amend its regulations to allow certain immediate relatives of U.S. citizens who are physically present in the United States to request provisional … Continue reading

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Asylum, China, Forced Sterilization: Chen v. Holder CA7

The petitioner, a Chinese citizen from Fujian Province, entered the U.S. in 1997 and is the mother of two boys born in the U.S. She sought asylum in 2007 on the ground that she is likely to be forcibly sterilized … Continue reading

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Issuance of Notices to Appear (NTAs) Inadmissible and Removable Aliens

Policy Memorandum November 7, 2011 PM-602-0050 NTA PM (Approved as final 11-7-11) SUBJECT: Revised Guidance for the Referral of Cases and Issuance of Notices to Appear (NTAs) in Cases Involving Inadmissible and Removable Aliens Purpose This Policy Memorandum (PM) establishes … Continue reading

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USCIS Policy Manual-Citizenship and Naturalization policies and procedures

About the Policy Manual Home | Table of Contents | Updates | INA | 8 CFR | Glossary / Acronyms USCIS has undertaken a comprehensive review of our adjudication and customer service policies to improve quality, transparency, and efficiency. As a result of this extensive and ongoing review, USCIS has … Continue reading

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