TN 13 (10-11)

RM 10210.674 Evidence of Employment Authorized Immigration Status issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for an Alien in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) for an SSN

This instruction applies to field office #E02 Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands only. However, all offices must be aware of this policy. All other offices must continue to follow the instructions on alien evidence for an SSN in RM 10211.000, unless otherwise instructed. Accept all DHS evidence of employment authorized immigration status provided it meets the criteria for reviewing and verifying DHS documents submitted with an SSN application. For information on alien evidence for an SSN, see RM 10211.000.

In addition, DHS designated certain nonimmigrant classifications (classes of admission (COA)) for use only in the CNMI. DHS evidence (e.g., Form I-94, Arrival/Departure Record) showing a CNMI COA is only valid and acceptable in the CNMI.

See details:

  • RM 10210.676, Evidence of Employment Authorized Immigration Status for a Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) Investor (E2C) Nonimmigrant

  • RM 10210.684, Evidence of Employment Authorized Immigration Status for a Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) Transitional Worker (CW-1) or Dependent (CW-2)

  • RM 10211.000, Alien Evidence for an SSN

  • RM 10213.095, Procedure for Verifying a Person’s Status (Lawful Alien Status or U.S. Citizenship) with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)


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RM 10210.674 - Evidence of Employment Authorized Immigration Status issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for an Alien in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) for an SSN - 10/21/2011
Batch run: 10/21/2011
Rev:10/21/2011