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Rescission of 2017 Policy Memorandum PM-602-0142


Effective immediately, USCIS rescinds PM-602-0142 “Rescission of the December 22, 2000 ‘Guidance memo on H1B computer related positions.’”

USCIS officers should not apply PM-602-0142 to any pending or new requests for H-1B classification, including motions on and appeals of revocations and denials of H-1B
classification. Further guidance will be forthcoming. PM-602-0142.1_RescissionOfPM-602-0142.pdf (

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