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USCIS issues policy alert updating guidance on O visas

  1. Original Date Announced

    September 17, 2020

    USCIS issues PA-2020-24, updating Policy Manual guidance on the O visa classification. The update adds guidance on O -1 status eligibility, especially evidentiary requirements. Under the revision to the Policy Manual, a petitioner using comparable evidence must still present three categories of evidence and show why each category is comparable to the regulatory criterion it is intended to replace. [ID #1062]

    USCIS policy alert updating guidance on O visas Go to article on uscis.gov
  2. Effective Date

    September 17, 2020

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: USCIS

Documents

Trump-Era Policy Documents

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