On June 26, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released its newest edition of the Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status. The 06/26/17 edition of the Form I-485 is the only edition of the form that USCIS currently accepts. On September 29, 2017, the USCIS published a video on YouTube showing some of the changes it had made to the Form I-485 from previous editions. These changes are designed to, among other things, make the Form I-485 more user-friendly. We have embedded the video below for your convenience:
When and how a Form I-485 must be filed will depend on the benefit sought and the circumstances of the case. Individuals seeking lawful permanent resident status are well advised to consult with an experienced immigration attorney throughout the entire process.