Mar 21

USCIS Policy Memo on “Same or Similar Occupational Classification” for Green Card Job Portability


USCIS issued a 3/18/16 policy memorandum on determining whether a new job is in “the same or a similar occupational classification” for purposes of INA §204(j) job portability. Guidance shall be used for all §204(j) determinations pending or filed with USCIS on or after 3/21/16. See the memo at