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USCIS extends benefits for certain CNMI residents

  1. Date Announced

    June 30, 2019

    USCIS announces automatic extension of parole and employment authorization for some residents of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). This will provide relief while the USCIS creates procedures for obtaining CNMI Resident status. [ID #92]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    June 30, 2019
  3. Subsequent Action

    December 30, 2020

    USICS announces it will automatically extend parole and employment authorization, if applicable, for parolees who timely applied for CNMI long-term resident status, and whose applications remain pending on 12/31/20 through 6/30/21, or the date USCIS makes a final decision on parolee’s application.

    USCIS Extends Transitional Parole for CNMI Long-Term Resident Status Applicants
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Humanitarian Citizenship
Agencies Affected: USCIS

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