Memorandum: Adjustment of Status for VAWA Self-Petitioner Who is Present without Inspection Revision of Adjudicator's Field Manual (AFM) Chapter 23.5 (AFM Update AD 08-16) [open pdf - 52KB]
"This memorandum provides guidance to USCIS [ U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services] adjudicators for adjudicating adjustment of status applications filed by VAWA [Violence Against Women Act ] self-petitioners who are present in the United States without having been inspected and admitted or paroled."
HQDOMO 70/23.1 : AFM Update AD08-16
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: http://www.uscis.gov/