Vangala v. USCIS – End to USCIS Blank Space Policies

January 14, 2021
In response to a lawsuit Vangela v. USCIS, in January 2021, USCIS updated guidance directing adjudicators to cease rejecting asylum applications and U visa applications with blank response fields (unless the field is required for Global record creation. USCIS Updates Intake Policies and Halts Application of the Rejection Policy in Response to Vangala v. USCIS