USCIS’ Draft of Policy Manual Guidance on Extreme Hardship Available for Comment

USCIS has released a draft of the USCIS policy manual guidance on extreme hardship. This manual includes guidance on several different topics including:

  • General considerations, interpretations, and adjudication steps
  • Establishing a qualifying relative
  • Extreme hardship factors
  • Extreme hardship determinations
  • Discretion

This draft is available for comment and feedback. All comments are due by 11/23/15.

Draft Policy Manual – Volume 9 Part B Extreme Hardship (DRAFT)

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