AAO Non-Precedent Decisions



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Form Subject Matter Law or Regulation
I-129 Petition for a Nonimmigrant Treaty Investor (E-2) 8 C.F.R. § 214.2(e)
Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker (Temporary Worker in a Specialty Occupation or Fashion Model – H-1B) Section (Sec.) 101(a)(15)(H)(i)(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)
Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker (Temporary Worker Performing Agricultural Labor or Services – H-2A) Sec. 101(a)(15)(H)(ii)(a) of the INA
Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker (Temporary Worker Performing Non-Agricultural Labor or Services – H-2B) Sec. 101(a)(15)(H)(ii)(b) of the INA
Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker (Trainee – H-3) Sec. 101(a)(15)(H)(iii) of the INA
Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker (Intracompany Transferee – L-1) Sec. 101(a)(15)(L) of the INA
Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker (Extraordinary Ability – O) Sec. 101(a)(15)(O) of the INA
Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker (Athlete, Artist, or Entertainer – P) Sec. 101(a)(15)(P) of the INA
Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker (International Exchange or Cultural Worker – Q) Sec. 101(a)(15)(Q) of the INA
Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker (Religious Worker – R-1) Sec. 101(a)(15)(R) of the INA
Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker (Free Trade Agreement / NAFTA Professional – TN) Sec. 214(e) of the INA
I-129CW Petition for a CNMI-Only Nonimmigrant Transitional Worker Pub. L. 94–241, § 6(d), 90 Stat. 263 (1976), as added by Pub. L. No. 110–229, § 702(a), 122 Stat. 754 (2008)
I-129F Petition for Alien Fiancé(e) Sec. 101(a)(15)(K) of the INA
I-131 Application for Issuance of Reentry Permit 8 C.F.R. § 223.1(a)
Application for Refugee Travel Document 8 C.F.R. § 223.1(b)
I-140 Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker (Extraordinary Ability) Sec. 203(b)(1)(A) of the INA
Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker (Outstanding Professors/Researchers) Sec. 203(b)(1)(B) of the INA
Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker (Multinational Managers/Executives) Sec. 203(b)(1)(C) of the INA
Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker (Advanced Degree, Exceptional Ability, National Interest Waiver) Secs. 203(b)(2)(A)-(B) of the INA
Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker (Professionals) Secs. 203(b)(3)(A)(i)-(ii) of the INA
Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker (Skilled Workers; filed after 1/6/2010) Sec. 203(b)(3)(A)(i) of the INA
Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker (Other Workers) Sec. 203(b)(3)(A)(iii) of the INA
I-212 Application for Permission to Reapply for Admission into the United States After Deportation or Removal Secs. 212(a)(9)(A)(iii), 212(a)(9)(C)(ii) of the INA
I-352 Breach of Delivery Bond 8 C.F.R. § 103.6
Breach of Maintenance of Status Bond 8 C.F.R. § 103.6
Breach of Voluntary Departure Bond 8 C.F.R. § 240.25(b)
I-360 Petition for Abused Parent of U.S. Citizen Sec. 204(a)(1)(A)(vii) of the INA
Petition for Special Immigrant Employee or Former Employee of U.S. Government Abroad Sec. 101(a)(27)(D) of the INA
Petition to Classify Amerasian as Child of U.S. Citizen 8 C.F.R. § 204.4; Pub. L. No. 97-359;Sec. 204(f) of the INA
Petition for Special Immigrant Juvenile Sec. 101(a)(27)(J) of the INA
Petition for Special Immigrant Religious Worker Sec. 101(a)(27)(C) of the INA
Petition for Special Immigrant Employee of Panama Canal Company, U.S. Government in Canal Zone, or Canal Zone Government Secs. 101(a)(27)(E), (F), (G) of the INA
Petition for Special Immigrant Physician Sec. 101(a)(27)(H) of the INA
Petition for Special Immigrant Employee of an International Organization Sec. 101(a)(27)(I) of the INA
Petition for Special Immigrant Armed Forces Member Sec. 101(a)(27)(K) of the INA
Petition for Battered or Abused Spouse or Child under VAWA Secs. 204(a)(1)(A)(iii), 204(a)(1)(B)(ii) of the INA
Petition for Special Immigrant Status as an Afghan or Iraqi Translator Sec. 101(a)(27) of the INA; Nat’l Def. Auth. Act for Fiscal Yr. 2006, Pub. L. No. 109-163, § 1059, 119 Stat. 3136 (2006)
Petition for Special Immigrant Status as an Iraqi Employee of the U.S. Government Sec. 101(a)(27) of the INA; Nat’l Def. Auth. Act for Fiscal Yr. 2008, Pub. L. No. 110-181, § 1244, 122 Stat. 3 (2008)
I-485 Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status Sec. 245 of the INA
Application for Adjustment of Status of Alien in T Nonimmigrant Status Sec. 245(l)(1) of the INA
Application for Adjustment of Status of Alien in U Nonimmigrant Status Sec. 245(m)(1) of the INA
Application for Adjustment of Status of Indochinese Refugees Act of Oct. 28, 1977, Pub. L. No. 95-145, § 103, 91 Stat. 1223 (1977)
Application for Adjustment of Status of Certain Cuban Nationals Cuban Adjustment Act, Pub. L. No. 89-732, 80 Stat. 1161 (1966)
Certification of Adjustment of Status for Cuban Nationals Cuban Adjustment Act, Pub. L. No. 89-732, § 1, 80 Stat. 1161 (1966)
Application for Adjustment of Status of Certain Haitian Nationals 8 C.F.R. § 245.15
Application for Adjustment of Status of Diplomat 8 C.F.R. § 245.3; Sec. 13 of the Act of Sept. 11, 1957
I-508 Waiver of Rights, Privileges, Exemptions, and Immunities (For Lawful Permanent Residents or Nonimmigrants in A, E, or G Status) Sec. 247(b) of the INA
I-526 Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur Sec. 203(b)(5) of the INA
I-539 Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Sec. 248(a) of the INA; 8 C.F.R. § 248.3
Adjustment of Status of Certain Resident Aliens to Nonimmigrant Status (A, E, G) Sec. 247 of the INA
I-600 Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative Sec. 101(b)(1)(F) of the INA; 8 C.F.R. § 204.3
I-600A Application for Advance Processing of Orphan Petition Sec. 101(b)(1)(F) of the INA; 8 C.F.R. § 204.3
I-601 Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility (Membership in Totalitarian Party) Sec. 212(a)(3)(D) of the INA
Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility (Unlawful Presence) Sec. 212(a)(9)(B)(v) of the INA
Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility (National Interest Exemption) Sec. 212(d)(1) of the INA
Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility (Alien Smuggling) Sec. 212(d)(11) of the INA
Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility (Health-Related) Sec. 212(g) of the INA
Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility (Criminal and Related) Sec. 212(h) of the INA
Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility (Fraud or Misrepresentation) Sec. 212(i) of the INA
I-612 Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement Sec. 212(e) of the INA
I-687 Legalization: Application for Temporary Resident Status Sec. 245A(a) of the INA
Legalization: Termination of Temporary Resident Status Sec. 245A(b)(2) of the INA
I-690 Legalization and Special Agricultural Workers: Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility Secs. 210(c), 245A(d)(2) of the INA
I-698/I-485 LIFE Legalization: Application to Adjust Status from Temporary to Permanent Resident Sec. 245A of the INA; Sec. 1104 of the LIFE Act of 2000
I-700 Special Agricultural Workers: Application for Adjustment to Permanent Resident Status Sec. 210(a)(2) of the INA
Special Agricultural Workers: Application for Temporary Resident Status Sec. 210(a)(1) of the INA
Special Agricultural Workers: Termination of Temporary Resident Status Sec. 210(a)(3) of the INA
I-800 Petition to Classify Convention Adoptee as an Immediate Relative Sec. 101(b)(1)(G) of the INA
I-800A Application for Determination of Suitability to Adopt a Child from a Convention Country Sec. 101(b)(1)(G) of the INA
I-821 Application for Temporary Protected Status Sec. 244 of the INA
I-829 Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions Sec. 216A of the INA
I-905 Application for Authorization to Issue Certification for Health Care Workers Secs. 212(a)(5)(C), 212(r) of the INA
I-914 Application for T Nonimmigrant Status Sec. 101(a)(15)(T) of the INA
I-918 Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status Sec. 101(a)(15)(U) of the INA
I-924 Application For Regional Center Under the Immigrant Investor Pilot Program Appropriations Act, Pub. L. No. 102-395, § 610, 106 Stat. 1828 (1992); 8 C.F.R. § 204.6(m)
I-929 Petition for Qualifying Family Member of a U-1 Nonimmigrant Sec. 245(m)(3) of the INA
N-470 Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization Purposes Sec. 316(b) of the INA; 8 C.F.R. § 316.5(d)
N-565 Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document Sec. 343(a)of the INA
N-600 Application for Certificate of Citizenship Sec. 341 of the INA
None Administrative Cancellation of Certificates, Documents, or Records Sec. 342 of the INA
None Revocation of Naturalization Sec. 340 of the INA
None Application for Certificate of Naturalization of Adopted Children Sec. 323 of the INA (repealed 1978)
None Application for Special Certificate of Naturalization Sec. 343(b) of the INA
None Denial of Adjustment for Not Establishing Bona Fide Marriage Exemption Sec. 245(e) of the Act
None Invalidation of Temporary Labor Certificates Issued by Governor of Guam 8 C.F.R. § 214.2(h)(6)(v)(H)
None Petition for Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Students Secs. 101(a)(15)(F)(i), 101(a)(15)(M)(i) of the INA
None Revocation of Approval of Immigrant Visa Petition Sec. 205 of the INA
None Revocation of Approval of Nonimmigrant Visa Petition Sec. 205 of the INA
None Termination of Participation as Regional Center 8 C.F.R. § 204.6(m)(6)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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