Operating Policies and Procedures Memorandum No. 90-5, (1) Applications Which Require Establishing Good Moral Character; and, (2) Filing Appeal Briefs in Detained Cases [open pdf - 64KB]
"Pursuant to 8 C.F.R. §3.29, Filing Documents and Applications, all applications must be filed with the 0ffice of the Immigration Judge (OIJ) having administrative control over the Record of Proceeding (ROP) and . be accompanied by a fee receipt if applicable. […] In addition to the Immigration Judge's authority contained in 8 C.F.R. §3.29 to set and extend time limits for filing applications, this Operating Policies and Procedures Memorandum provides that where an application is filed by a respondent/applicant that requires establishing good moral character, the Immigration Judge may set and extend time limits for the completion of background investigation (s) or processing of the G-325 by the government."
Operating Policies and Procedures Memorandum No. 90-5
United States. Dept. of Justice. Executive Office for Immigration Review: http://www.justice.gov/eoir/