Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

CUI Registry: Immigration-Status Adjustment


Category-Subcategory: Immigration-Status Adjustment
Category Description:

Related to admission of non-US citizens into the United States and applications for temporary and permanent residency.

Subcategory Description: Related to applications for the adjustment of immigration status.
Marking: ADJ




  • Whether CUI is Basic or Specified is determined by the applicable Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority for that CUI.
  • Each "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" citation links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy authorizing the control of that information as CUI.
  • Each "Sanctions" authority links to the statute, regulation or government-wide policy that includes penalties for CUI misuse of CUI for the associated "Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority" on the same line.


Safeguarding and/or Dissemination Authority Basic or
8 USC 1160(b) Basic 8 USC 1160(b)(6)(D)
8 USC 1255a(c) Basic 8 USC 1255a(c)(5)(E)



Authority links are updated based on regular re-publication of the United States Code and Code of Federal Regulations, and the CUI Registry maintenance schedule.