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USCIS expands required in-person interviews for certain permanent residency applicants

  1. Date Announced

    Aug. 28, 2017

    USCIS expands in-person interviews for certain green card applicants. Applications affected include employment-based adjustment of status and refugee/asylum relative petitions. Opponents of the in-person interview policy allege that it was promulgated to delay the issuance of green cards. [ID #609]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Oct. 1, 2017
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Change in Practice
Agencies Affected: USCIS

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Trump order will stall green card process with mandated face-to-face interviews

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