Policy Memorandum: Supplemental Guidance to USCIS Service Centers on Adam Walsh Act Adjudication - Centralization of Identified Adam Walsh Act Related Petitions at the Vermont Service Center for Adjudication and Review (AFM Update AD11-23) [open pdf - 71KB]
"This memorandum provides guidance to USCIS [U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services] service centers regarding changes in the handling of all stand-alone I-130 and I-129F petitions filed by petitioners who have been convicted of any 'specified offense against a minor' under the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 ('Adam Walsh Act' or 'AWA') and related issues. This memorandum applies only to petitions that are adjudicated at the service centers and not to petitions adjudicated at USCIS field offices."
Policy Memorandum: PM-602-0033.1
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: http://www.uscis.gov/