Tag Archive: asylum

USCIS Clarifies Physical Presence Guidance for Asylees and Refugees Applying for Adjustment of Status

February 7, 2023 12:00 am Published by

How to calculate the one-year physical presence requirement Effective immediately, USCIS has updated guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual to clarify that both asylees and refugees must have been physically present in the United States for one year when they adjudicate their Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, rather than at... View Article

U.S. District Court Strikes Down Title 42

November 21, 2022 12:00 am Published by

Judge says it did not rationally serve to protect public safety. On 11/15/22, a U.S. district court struck down Title 42. The program will end on 12/21/22. Judge Emmet G. Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia vacated the directive, which has allowed border agents to expel millions of migrants without... View Article