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Agency Memos, Cables, Letters & Guidance

2009 - 2002 | 1999 - 1995


  • Selective Service Memo on Citizenship Eligibility and Selective Service Registration(537 KB - 3/19/2014)
    Selective Service System memo on citizenship and selective service, indicating that in January 2013, there was a policy change so that a man who should have registered for selective service but didn’t, was still eligible for citizenship with respect to that requirement, regardless of his age.
    AILA Doc. No. 14031951.
  • DOD Memo Expanding MAVNI to Include Army Reservists(520 KB - 12/19/2013)
    A 12/13/13 DOD memorandum expanding the Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest (MAVNI) program to include 100 Army Reserve Components.
    AILA Doc. No. 13121947.
  • FBI National Name Check Program (10/3/2013)
    Step-by-step guidance on the National Name Check Program process, including FAQs.
    AILA Doc. No. 13100365.
  • DOD Memo on MAVNI Reinstatement(667 KB - 5/21/2012)
    A 5/16/12 DOD memorandum on the reinstatement of the MAVNI program, which allows certain U.S. military personnel to apply for U.S. citizenship without first becoming an LPR. Additional languages have also been added to the language list. AILA Doc. No. 12052142.
    AILA Doc. No. 12052142.
  • NLRB Guidance on Handling Immigration Issues in Unfair Labor Practice Proceedings(524 KB - 5/8/2012)
    A 5/4/12 memorandum from NLRB Associate General Counsel Anne Purcell provides instructions to regional office employees for handling immigration issues in unfair labor practice compliance proceedings following Matter of Flaum Appetizing Corp. AILA Doc. No. 12050843.
    AILA Doc. No. 12050843.
  • Air Force Procedural Guidance for Fast-Track Citizenship Program for Legal Residents(264 KB - 7/28/2011)
    U.S. Air Force procedural guidance from 7/28/11 implementing a program to fast-track citizenship for legal residents. Legal residents who join the Air Force can now become U.S. citizens before graduating from basic military training. AILA Doc. No. 11072800.
    AILA Doc. No. 11072800.
  • SEC on Investor Referrals and Fee Splitting (6/28/2011)
    A 5/17/10 letter from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, denying the “no-action” request of Brumberg, Mackey & Wall in relation to the firm’s activities of referring investors to a company for a fee without registering as a broker-dealer. AILA Doc. No. 11062863.
    AILA Doc. No. 11062863.
  • NLRB Memo on the Rights of Undocumented Workers in Agency Proceedings(313 KB - 6/8/2011)
    A 6/7/11 memo from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Associate General Counsel Richard A. Siegel providing guidance for regional office employees on the procedures for addressing the immigration status of employees involved in cases before the agency. AILA Doc. No. 11060860.
    AILA Doc. No. 11060860.
  • Advisory Opinion on Export Licenses and Third Party Placements(82 KB - 4/19/2011)
    Dept. of Commerce 4/8/11 advisory opinion on whether a third party client, not the staffing company, is required to obtain authorization for a deemed export that might occur when the client provides a foreign national with access to technology or source code subject to EAR. AILA Doc. No. 11041934.
    AILA Doc. No. 11041934.
  • Chamber of Commerce Comments on I-9 Procedural and Technical Errors(67 KB - 2/15/2011)
    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce comments to ICE Director John Morton and USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas on the need to more efficiently and clearly address procedural and technical I-9 errors in the employment eligibility verification process. AILA Doc. No. 11021560.
    AILA Doc. No. 11021560.
  • IACHR Finds U.S. Removal Proceedings Violated International Law(162 KB - 8/13/2010)
    The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights found that the U.S. violated Petitioners' rights under the American Declaration on the Rights and Duties of Man by failing to consider humanitarian defenses to removal. (Smith and Armendariz v. U.S., 7/12/10). AILA Doc. No. 10081363.
    AILA Doc. No. 10081363.
  • UNHCR Issues Guidance on Refugee Claims Relating to Victims of Organized Gangs(474 KB - 4/5/2010)
    The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) issued a Guidance Note on refugee claims relating to victims of organized gangs. The guidance includes an overview of gangs, typology of victims of organized gangs and legal analysis of gang-related asylum claims. AILA Doc. No. 10040532.
    AILA Doc. No. 10040532.
  • Immigration Relief for Crime Victims: The U Visa Manual (3/3/2010)
    The New York Anti-Trafficking Network released its Immigration Relief for Crime Victims: The U Visa Manual. The manual includes two parts: Determining if a U Visa is Appropriate for Your Client and Preparing the U Visa Application Package.
    AILA Doc. No. 10030364.
  • U.S. Army Instruction Sheet to LPR and CPR Enlistees(224 KB - 2/19/2010)
    The U.S. Army issued an instruction sheet to be provided to green card holders, Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) or Conditional Lawful Permanent Resident (CPR), enlistees when they contract. AILA Doc. No. 10021930.
    AILA Doc. No. 10021930.
 
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