Policy Memo Expanding Guidance of Adjustments of Status of VWP applicants (PM-602-0093)

Policy memorandum issued by USCIS-Washington that provides adjudication guidance with respect to I-485 Applications to Adjust Status, filed by immediate family members of U.S. citizens who last entered the U.S. under the ESTA (VWP) program. Generally, VWP entrants may not adjust status under the INA, except in limited circumstances where the underlying Petition for Alien Relative is filed by an immediate family member of a U.S. citizen.