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USCIS updates guidance regarding secure identity documents

  1. Original Date Announced

    January 16, 2019

    USCIS issues Policy Alert (PA-2019-01) notifying stakeholders that it is issuing policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual addressing policies and procedures related to secure identity documents. Secure identity documents include, but are not limited to, employment authorization documents, travel documents, permanent resident cards, and naturalization and citizenship certificates. The guidance explains what requestor information is used on secure identity documents, how USCIS delivers and tracks these documents, and how requestors should request a replacement or reissuance. [ID #931]

    Policy Alert: Policies and Procedures for Secure Identity Documents

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

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

Associated or Derivative Policies


Trump-Era Policy Documents

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