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USCIS updates Policy Manual guidance on job portability for some employment-based adjustment of status applicants

  1. Date Announced

    Nov. 17, 2020

    USCIS updated the Policy Manual to consolidate guidance on the eligibility of certain employment-based adjustment of status applicants to transfer ("port") employment while adjustment of status applications are pending. It also explains how portability requests are made to and adjudicated by USCIS. The guidance replaces and supersedes sections of the Adjudicator's Field Manual. [ID# 1173]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Nov. 17, 2020
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: USCIS

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