From USCIS: The final rule, Notices of Decisions and Documents Evidencing Lawful Status, published on Oct. 29, 2014, is effective on Jan. 27, 2015. This rule amends regulations governing when USCIS will:
- correspond with,
- issue a notice of decision to, or
- provide documents to
The rule also explains how a person can consent to have such notices and secure identification documents sent directly to a designated representative.
USCIS has updated Form G-28, Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Accredited Representative, to reflect the changes in this rule. Form G-28 is currently under review by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
USCIS will publish the updated Form G-28 after OMB completes its review and approves the form. Until then, please continue to use the current Form G-28, edition date 02/28/2013.