I-485 Pending Inventory has been updated for the month of January 2014.
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).
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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.
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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Filing location for concurrently-filed I-140/I-485 petitions
USCIS confirmed that all I-140 petitions filed concurrently with an I-485 application for adjustment of status are to be filed with the Dallas Lockbox, unless the I-140 is accompanied by a request for premium processing, Form I-907. Concurrently filed applications that include a Form I-907 attached to the I-140 should be filed with the NSC or TSC, depending on the location of the petitioner.