ASISTA

Adjustment of Status

Advisories and Articles

  VAWA Adjustment Practice Advisory May 2013
This ASISTA practice advisory was created in response to reports of long delayed VAWA adjustment cases. In consultation with the Office of the CIS Ombudsman, this advisory contains updates in processing as well as some practice pointers to avoid and to address delays in the processing of your cases.
  Practice Advisory: APPLYING FOR ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS AFTER REENTERING THE UNITED STATES WITHOUT BEING ADMITTED I-212s, 245(i), and VAWA 2008
NOTE: This Practice Advisory by Matt Adams, Stephen Manning, and Beth Werlin re: applications for adjustment after reentry w/o admission discusses how reinstatement of removal under 241(a)(5) applies to people generally, with some information at the end on VAWA. Should be read with more recent CIS memo on I-212s.
 

Memos

  Revocation of VAWA-Based Self-Petitions (I-360s)
Prohibits local CIS offices from readjudicating self-petitions. Useful tool for educating local offices about their role in adjusting self-petitioners.
 

Case Law

 

Practice Help

 
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