Annotated Notes and Practice Pointers: USCIS Teleconference on Notice to Appear (NTA) Updated Policy Guidance

U Visa/T Visa/VAWA
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On June 28, 2018, USCIS published new guidance expanding the circumstances in which it will issue a Notice to Appear, placing immigrant applicants in removal proceedings.  On November 19, 2018, USCIS began implementation of this new guidance on many forms of humanitarian relief, including U visa, T visa, VAWA, SIJS, I-730s, and related applications.  Authored by ASISTA, ILRC, and AILA, these annotated notes contain the verbatim information shared by USCIS during the November 15, 2018 national stakeholder teleconference along with practice pointers and suggestions for advocacy.