Original Date AnnouncedMarch 24, 2020
The Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman publishes an alert regarding Form I-914, Application for T Nonimmigrant Status, and Form I-914, Supplement A, Application for Family Member of T-1 Recipient, stating that USCIS' intake process will include review of the entire Form I-914, beyond the proper signature, fee, and supporting documents. Forms submitted without every field completed, as stated above, will be rejected. Incomplete forms will be rejected, unless an incomplete field is optional according to the form text or form instructions.
[ID #1005]USCIS Ombudsman Alert: USCIS Publishes Alert for Form I-914
Effective DateMarch 16, 2020
Biden Administration Action: Revoked/ReplacedApril 1, 2021
2021.04.01 USCIS Confirms Elimination of “Blank Space” Criteria
This Biden administration policy rescinds the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.
On April 1, 2021, USCIS confirmed that for all forms it has reverted to the form rejection criteria it applied before October 2019 regarding blank responses.View Document