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USCIS updates Policy Manual guidance on discretionary factors considered for adjustment of status

  1. Original Date Announced

    November 17, 2020

    USCIS updates the Policy Manual to consolidate guidance on the privileges, rights, and responsibilities of permanent residents and to list the factors adjudicators should consider when conducting a discretionary analysis for adjustment of status. [ID# 1175]

    Use of Discretion for Adjustment of Status Legal Analysis and Use of Discretion Go to article on
  2. Effective Date

    November 17, 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

Associated or Derivative Policies

Pre Trump-Era Policies

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