In a November 7, 2002 memo, INS notifed field offices that the Inspectors Field Manual (IFM) has been amended to clarify the criteria for determining if an individual qualifies for the Scientific Technician/Technologist occupation under NAFTA as a TN nonimmigrant. The memo contains the full text of the affected IFM section. [INS memo HQINS 70/6.2.2, Johnny Williams (November 7, 2002)] AMDOC#: 200212007