USCIS has announced new physical presence guidelines for asylees and refugees applying for adjustment of status (green card). This change could potentially affect the eligibility and timeline for individuals seeking to adjust their immigration status in the United States.
New Policy: Asylees and refugees must have been physically present in the United States for one year when USCIS adjudicates their adjustment of status) green card).
Old Policy: One-year physical presence at the time of filing for the adjustment of status.
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