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USCIS designates AG decision in Matter of H-G-G- as adopted policy

  1. Original Date Announced

    July 31, 2019

    USCIS releases policy memorandum on Matter of H-G-G- reaffirming that TPS recipients have lawful status during the period that TPS is in effect but that TPS does not confer an admission, constructive or otherwise, or cure any previous failure to maintain continuously a lawful status for adjustment of status eligibility. USCIS personnel to follow the ruling of Ninth and Sixth Circuits that hold grant of TPS constitutes admission for adjustment purposes only in those jurisdictions and will apply Matter of H-G-G- in all other jurisdictions.

    [ID #91]

    Policy Memorandum: *Matter of H-G-G-*, Adopted Decision 2019-01 (AAO July 31, 2019)
  2. Effective Date

    July 31, 2019

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: TPS Immigrant Visas
Agencies Affected: USCIS

Pre Trump-Era Policies

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