Feds Reverse Immigration Benefits Denial Policy 1 Feds Reverse Immigration Benefits Denial Policy
Law360 (June 10, 2021, 8:50 PM EDT) — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced it is rolling back a Trump-era policy that gave officials discretion to deny immigration benefit applications without providing notice to the applicant.

The announcement Thursday said that — along with extending employment eligibility for work visa holders waiting for green cards to try and deal with a processing backlog and clarifying policy on expedited application processing — the agency was reverting to its pre-2018 policy of requiring adjudicators to give benefit applicants the chance to fix problems with their application before rejecting the bid.

“We are taking action to eliminate policies that fail to promote access to…