DHS now accepts immigrants' self-identified gender identity on forms
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Immigrant visa applicants will now be permitted to specify their own gender identity on forms, even if it does not match the gender identity shown in their supporting documents.
USCIS (US Customs and Immigration Services) announced the policy update on Friday, adding that immigrants do not need to submit proof of their gender identity when requesting a change to their gender marker unless they are submitting Form N-565, used to apply for a replacement naturalization certificate or citizenship document.
In addition, further research revealed that any of us may use the following information to update our gender identity on some official documents. How do I change the sex identification on my Social Security record?