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USCIS Policy Memorandum on VAWA amendments to the Cuban Adjustment Act

USCIS has released a Policy Memorandum titled. "VAWA amendments to the Cuban Adjustment Act: Continued Eligibility for Abused Spouses and Children." PM-602-0110 (On USCIS.gov).

"This policy memorandum (PM) provides guidance to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers regarding the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) amendments to the Cuban Adjustment Act (CAA). The amendments provide for continued eligibility for adjustment of status under section 1 of the CAA for an abused spouse or child of a qualifying Cuban principal. The guidance contained in this PM is effective immediately and in advance of regulatory amendments. This PM revises Chapter 23.11 of the Adjudicator’s Field Manual (AFM); AFM Update AD13-04."



July 29, 2016, USCIS Policy Memo Cuban Adjustment Act PM-602-0110