Wednesday, July 22, 2015
United States and Citizenship Services (CIS), agreeing with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit decision inShalom Pentecostal Church v. Acting Secretary DUS
that its 2008 regulation was ultra vires,
released a new policy memorandum (memo) stating that it will no longer require that the qualifying religious work experience for the 2-year period preceding submission of a Form I-360 special immigrant religious worker petition be acquired in lawful immigration status if gained in the United States.Read more . . .
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