Form I-485

Policy Memorandum on Adjudication of Adjustment of Status Applications for Individuals Admitted to the United States Under the Visa Waiver Program

This policy memorandum (PM) provides guidance on the adjudication of Form I-485, Application to Register or Adjust Status, filed by immediate relatives of U.S. citizens who were last admitted under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). This PM updates the Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM) by adding a new section (j) to Chapter 10.3 and 23.5 (AFM Update AD11-30).

For more details on the memorandum please click the attachment

Immigration Law : 
Citizenship and Naturalization: 

Employment - Based I-485 Pending Inventory Updated

The “Pending Employment-Based Form I-485 Report,” displays the total number of pending adjustment of status applications, per preference classification. The report shows how many pending adjustment of status (green card) applications in each preference classification have priority dates in a given month and year.

Extension of Validity of Medical Certifications on Form I-693

This policy memorandum (PM) temporarily extends the validity of civil surgeon endorsements on Form I-693 for adjustment of status and temporary residence applicants.This PM updates the Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM) by revising Chapter 40.1(c), (AFM Update AD 13-13). The guidance contained in this PM is controlling and supersedes any prior guidance on the subject.

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Immigration Law : 

USCIS Publishes Policy Memo on Acceptance of Diversity Visa-Related I-485 Applications During the Advanced Notification Period Reflected in the Visa Bulletin

  • USCIS policy memo indicating that the listing of the advance notification of Diversity Visa (DV) availability in the Visa Bulletin enables the filing of DV adjustment applications with DV numbers ranked below the specified cut-off number, even though a visa is not yet available.
  • Pleae check the attached Policy memo.

Guestbook Entry for Irtaza, United States

Name: 
Irtaza
Profession/Occupation: 
Green Card: 
State: 
Viriginia
Country: 
United States
Comment: 
Hi, My GC process is being handled by My Rajiv Khanna’s Office and I would say that Mr Khanna is very professional in answering the queries whatsoever. My experience with him and his team has been very pleasant.

Guestbook Entry for Chandra, United States

Name: 
Chandra
State: 
Texas
Country: 
United States
Comment: 
<SPAN style=”LINE-HEIGHT: normal; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #ffffff; FONT-FAMILY: ‘times new roman’, ‘new york’, times, serif”><SPAN style=”FONT-FAMILY: ‘times new roman’, ‘new york’, times, serif”>Rajiv and his team have fixed the priority date issues with my I-485 when I moved my case to them from a different law firm. Rajiv’s team Mathew, Mark and Heather who worked on my case are very dedicated and helpful. Rajiv is very knowledgeable, he has answers for any question in the immigration world and he is a very helpful person too, even with his busy schedule he is available to answer any questions. I would strongly recommend their law firm for all the immigration needs </SPAN></SPAN>

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