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USCIS Updates Guidance on Asylee and Refugee Adjustment One-Year Physical Presence Requirement

- USCIS has updated policy guidance on the 1-year physical presence requirement for asylees and refugees applying for adjustment of status. - The update clarifies that both asylees and refugees must satisfy the 1-year physical presence requirement at the time USCIS adjudicates the adjustment of status application, rather than at the time of filing. - The update applies to all adjustment of status and naturalization applications that are pending on February 2, 2023, and applications filed on or after that date. - The guidance contained in the Policy Manual is controlling and supersedes any related prior guidance on the topic. ...

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