Memorandum: Revisions to Adjudicator's Field Manual (AFM) Chapter 22.3 (AFM Update AD10-04): Special Immigrant Visas under Section 602(b) of the Afghan Allies Protection Act of 2009 [open pdf - 142KB]
"This memorandum revises the Adjudicator's Field Manual (AFM) by adding new procedural guidance on adjudicating Form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), or Special Immigrant, for persons claiming special immigrant status under Section 602(b) of the Afghan Allies Protection Act of 2009, Pub. L. 111-8, Division F, Title VI, 123 Stat. 524, 807 (2009). An alien is classifiable under INA 203(b)(4) as a special immigrant described in the Afghan Allies Protection Act of 2009 if a petition to accord such status has been approved by the Secretary of Homeland Security. This guidance is effective immediately. Questions regarding this memorandum may be directed by e-mail through the appropriate supervisory channels to Bryan Christian, Branch Chief of Adjustment and Naturalization, Office of Service Center Operations."
HQ 70/6.1.7-P : AFM Updat AD10-04
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