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DHS/USCIS RIN: 1615-AA60 Publication ID: Spring 2017 
Title: Adjustment of Status to Lawful Permanent Resident for Aliens in T and U Nonimmigrant Status 
Abstract:

This rule sets forth measures by which certain victims of severe forms of trafficking who have been granted T nonimmigrant status and victims of certain qualifying criminal activity who have been granted U nonimmigrant status may apply for adjustment of status to lawful permanent resident in accordance with Public Law 106-386, Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000; and Public Law 109-162, Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005. The Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, Public Law 110-457, made amendments to the T nonimmigrant status provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The Violence Against Women's Reauthorization Act of 2013, Public Law 113-4, made amendments to the T and U nonimmigrant status and the T and U adjustment of status provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will issue a proposed rule to propose the changes required by recent legislation.

 
Agency: Department of Homeland Security(DHS)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Long-Term Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 8 CFR 204    8 CFR 214    8 CFR 245   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552    5 U.S.C. 552a    8 U.S.C. 1101 to 1104    8 U.S.C. 1182    8 U.S.C. 1184    8 U.S.C. 1187    8 U.S.C. 1201    8 U.S.C. 1224 to 1227    8 U.S.C. 1252 to 1252a    8 U.S.C. 1255    22 U.S.C. 7101    22 U.S.C. 7105    Pub. L. 113-4   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  12/12/2008  73 FR 75540   
Interim Final Rule Effective  01/12/2009    
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  02/10/2009    
NPRM  To Be Determined 
Additional Information: CIS No. 2134-01 Transferred from RIN 1115-AG21
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Maureen A. Dunn
Chief, Humanitarian Affairs Division
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Office of Policy and Strategy, Suite 1200, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20529
Phone:202 272-8377
Fax:202 272-1480