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USCIS migrates 245(i) policy from Adjudicators Field Manual to Policy Manual

  1. Original Date Announced

    December 8, 2020

    USCIS replaces Chapter 23.5(c) of the Adjudicators Field Manual regarding section 245(i) adjustment of status with Part C of the Policy Manual. Section 245(i) enables certain beneficiaries (including spouses and children of a principal beneficiary) of immigrant visa petitions or permanent labor certification applications filed on or before January 14, 1998, to qualify for adjustment of status notwithstanding certain disqualifying circumstances. [ID # 1229]

    2020.12.08 Policy Manual Part C - 245(i) Adjustment
  2. Effective Date

    December 8, 2020

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

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


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