8 C.F.R. 103.2 - Submission and adjudication of benefit requests

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  • Introduction to the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions-Fall 2018
    • United States
    • Federal Register November 16, 2018
    • 16 November 2018
    ...1446; 8 U.S.C. 1365a and 1365b; 8 U.S.C. 1304(a); Pub. L. 107-56; Pub. L. 107- 173; Pub. L. 109-248, sec. 402(a) and 402(b) CFR Citation: 8 CFR 103.2(b)(9); 8 CFR 103.7(b)(1)(i)(C); 8 CFR 103.16; 8 CFR 204.2(d)(2)(vi); 8 CFR 204.3(c)(3); 8 CFR 204.5(p)(4); 8 CFR 208.10; 8 CFR 210.2(c)(2)(i)......
  • Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers of Inadmissibility for Certain Immediate Relatives
    • United States
    • Federal Register April 02, 2012
    • 2 April 2012
    ...of the application if the applicant fails to provide biometrics or fails to appear at the biometrics appointment. See proposed 8 CFR 103.2(b)(13) and proposed 8 CFR 2. Adjudication of the Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver Application Once a provisional unlawful presence waiver applicatio......
  • Adjustment of Status to Lawful Permanent Resident for Aliens in T or U Nonimmigrant Status
    • United States
    • Federal Register December 12, 2008
    • 10 February 2009
    ...of status under section 245(l) of the Act must submit all required ``initial evidence'' or supporting documentation with the Form I-485. 8 CFR 103.2(b)(1). Otherwise, USCIS will deem the application to be incomplete. If all required initial evidence is not submitted with the application or ......
  • 545 F.Supp.2d 894 (D.Minn. 2008), 06-5046, Burni v. Frazier
    • United States
    • Federal Cases United States District Courts 8th Circuit District of Minnesota
    • 5 March 2008
    ...8]. [2] VAWA stands for the Violence Against Women Act. See 8 U.S.C.§ 1101(a)(51). [3] To the extent that defendants are relying on 8 C.F.R. § 103.2(b)(18) for the proposition that this regulation permits withholding of adjudication of an adjustment to status application until investigation......
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  • 545 F.Supp.2d 894 (D.Minn. 2008), 06-5046, Burni v. Frazier
    • United States
    • Federal Cases United States District Courts 8th Circuit District of Minnesota
    • 5 March 2008
    ...8]. [2] VAWA stands for the Violence Against Women Act. See 8 U.S.C.§ 1101(a)(51). [3] To the extent that defendants are relying on 8 C.F.R. § 103.2(b)(18) for the proposition that this regulation permits withholding of adjudication of an adjustment to status application until investigation......
  • 31 A.3d 110 (Md. 2011), Misc. AG 28-2010, Attorney Grievance Com'n of Maryland v. Brisbon
    • United States
    • Maryland Court of Appeals of Maryland
    • 26 October 2011
    ...by an attorney in the United States ..., an attorney outside of the United states ..., or an accredited representative." 8 C.F.R. § 103.2(a)(3). An accredited representative is defined as " [a] person representing an organization [422 Md. 637] described in [8 C.F.R. §] 292.2,"......
  • 694 F.Supp. 864 (S.D.Fla. 1988), 88-1066, Haitian Refugee Center, Inc. v. Nelson
    • United States
    • Federal Cases United States District Courts 11th Circuit Southern District of Florida
    • 22 August 1988
    ...fraud. Although applicants should be made aware of adverse evidence considered during the evaluation of their applications, 8 C.F.R. § 103.2(b)(2), applicants were not told if an affiant who supported the alien's applications appeared on the list nor were they given an opportunity to supple......
  • 965 F.Supp.2d 823 (E.D.Mich. 2013), 12-cv-15506, Labaneya v. United States Citizenship & Immigration Servs.
    • United States
    • Federal Cases United States District Courts 6th Circuit Eastern District of Michigan
    • 29 August 2013
    ...duty to process I-485 applications." ); Chehab v. Chertoff, 2007 WL 2372356 (E.D. Mich. Aug. 17, 2007) (finding that 8 C.F.R. § 103.2(b)(18), a USCIS regulation, " permits immigration officials to withhold adjudication [. . .] indefinitely pending investigation." ). Others, o......
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  • Walking A Tight Rope: Ethical Considerations and Pitfalls in Representing both Employer and Employee
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • 30 September 2008
    ...Immigration and Naturalization Act ("INA") that sanction frivolous behavior by suspension and disbarment, INA §240 (b)(6)(C); 8 CFR §§103.2(a)(3), 292.3 and 1003.102, and those that prohibit preparing, filing or assisting -with knowledge and reckless disregard -another in the prep......
  • USCIS Administrative Appeals Office Solicits Amicus Curiae Briefs: Impact on I-140 Immigrant Applicants
    • United States
    • LexBlog United States
    • 22 April 2015
    ...of a new qualifying offer of employment, the adjudicating officer must issue a Notice of Intent to Deny the pending Form I-485. See 8 CFR 103.2(b)(16)(i)...” So why is this important if the applicant has an approved I-140 petition and has notified USCIS of the new qualifying offer of employ......
  • USCIS Changes Policies Related To Requests For Evidence And Notices Of Intent To Deny
    • United States
    • Mondaq United States
    • 25 July 2018
    ...legally sound, detailed and thorough for the USCIS reader as possible. Prepare a Rebuttal if USCIS Determines an Adverse Decision Under 8 CFR 103.2(b)(16)(i), USCIS adjudicators must advise when derogatory, or harmful, information adversely impacts a decision. Specifically, an agency NOID m......
  • USCIS to Revise Form I-539 and Implement New Form I-539A
    • United States
    • LexBlog United States
    • 21 February 2019
    ...collected at Application Support Centers (ASCs) and generally include digital fingerprints, photographs, and/or signatures. Pursuant to 8 CFR 103.2 (b)(9), USCIS has the general authority to require and collect biometrics (fingerprints, photograph, and/or digital signature) from any applica......
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