8 CFR 204.1 - General information about immediate relative and family-sponsored petitions

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  • Immigration: Intercountry adoptions by U.S. citizens; citizenship classification of alien children under Hague Convention,
    • United States
    • Federal Register October 04, 2007
    • October 4, 2007
    ...and each additional adult member of the household; (iii) Evidence that the applicant is a United States citizen, as set forth in 8 CFR 204.1(g), or, in the case of a married applicant, evidence either that both spouses are citizens or, if only one spouse is a United States citizen, evidence......
  • Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers of Inadmissibility for Certain Immediate Relatives
    • United States
    • Federal Register April 02, 2012
    • April 2, 2012
    ...Form I-130, with USCIS, with appropriate fees and in accordance with USCIS form instructions.\1\ See INA section 204(a), 8 U.S.C. 1154(a); 8 CFR 204.1 and 8 CFR 204.2. USCIS determines if an alien qualifies for classification as an immediate relative of the U.S. citizen.\2\ \1\ U.S. citizen......
  • Part II
    • United States
    • Federal Register October 04, 2007
    • October 4, 2007
    ...and each additional adult member of the household; (iii) Evidence that the applicant is a United States citizen, as set forth in 8 CFR 204.1(g), or, in the case of a married applicant, evidence either that both spouses are citizens or, if only one spouse is a United States citizen, evidence......
  • Uzuegbu v. Caplinger, Civ. A. No. 89-4099.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 5th Circuit. United States District Court (Eastern District of Louisiana)
    • August 13, 1990
    ...F. Supp. 1210 On August 10, 1988, the Attorney General promulgated regulations specifically concerning the IMFA;32 one such regulation, 8 CFR § 204.1(a)(2)(iii), The Service may not approve a visa petition filed on behalf of an alien by a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident s......
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  • Uzuegbu v. Caplinger, Civ. A. No. 89-4099.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 5th Circuit. United States District Court (Eastern District of Louisiana)
    • August 13, 1990
    ...F. Supp. 1210 On August 10, 1988, the Attorney General promulgated regulations specifically concerning the IMFA;32 one such regulation, 8 CFR § 204.1(a)(2)(iii), The Service may not approve a visa petition filed on behalf of an alien by a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident s......
  • Almakalani v. McAleenan, 18-CV-398 (NGG) (CLP)
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 2nd Circuit. United States District Court (Eastern District of New York)
    • March 16, 2021
    ...birth, death, adoption, and marriage certificates issued by the beneficiary's home government. (Am. Compl. ¶ 452; Mem. at 5.) See 8 C.F.R. §§ 204.1(f)(1), 204.2. The INA's implementing regulations provide that the unavailability of primary evidence creates a presumption of ineligibility. Id......
  • Chan v. U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Servs., DOCKET NO. 1:14-cv-00289-MOC-DLH
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 4th Circuit. Western District of North Carolina
    • October 23, 2015
    ...the citizen spouse to first file an I-130 petition with the USCIS on behalf of his alien relative. 8 U.S.C. § 1154(a)(1)(A)(i); 8 C.F.R. §§ 204.1(a)(1), 204.2(a). If the I-130 petition is approved, the alien relative is classified within a specific immigrant visa class. The alien relative, ......
  • Sheikh v. United States Dep't Of Homeland Sec., No. CV 09-5330 SVW (RCx).
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Central District of California
    • December 15, 2009
    ...constitutes the "priority date" and establishes the alien beneficiary's spot in the waiting line for an immigrant visa. 8 C.F.R. § 204.1(c). Once the petition is filed, USCIS must investigate to determine if the petitioner has alleged true facts and whether the intended beneficiar......
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2 books & journal articles
  • The Legal Assistance Attorney's Guide to Immigration and Naturalization
    • United States
    • Military Law Review Nbr. 177, December 2003
    • December 1, 2003
    ...Program, available at http:// www.travel.state.gov/dv2005.html. 151. 22 C.F.R. § 42.33(b). 152. See Form I-130, supra note 108. 153. 8 C.F.R. § 204.1(a)(1). 154. Id. §§ 204.1(a)(2)-(3), 204.9(a). See U.S. Dep't of Homeland Security, Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, Form I-360......
  • Identification Documents
    • United States
    • Transgender Persons and the Law
    • May 14, 2015
    ...§ 416.1610, and 20 C.F.R. § 404.716. 7. See 20 C.F.R. § 219.21. 8. See 8 C.F.R. § 245a.2, 8 C.F.R. § 245a.4, 8 C.F.R. § 210.3, and 8 C.F.R. § 204.1. 9. See 22 C.F.R. § 50.5. 10. See 38 C.F.R. § 3.209, and 38 C.F.R. § 3.210. 11. See Fed. R. Evid. 803(11) (12) and 19. 12. See 29 Am. Jur. 2d E......

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