Read More....... USCIS to Host Naturalization Ceremonies Highlighting Continued Commitment to Veterans
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USCIS to Host Naturalization Ceremonies Highlighting Continued Commitment to Veterans

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will host more than 40 Veterans Day-themed naturalization ceremonies across the country this year, where veterans, service members and military spouses will become America’s newest…

Read More....... USCIS Announces Final Rule Adjusting Immigration Benefit Application and Petition Fees
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USCIS Announces Final Rule Adjusting Immigration Benefit Application and Petition Fees

WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced a final rule published in the Federal Register today adjusting the fees required for most immigration applications and petitions. The new…

Read More....... Les Bénèfices du Statut Temporaire Protègé Sous les Désignations de la Guinée, du Libéria, et de la Sierra Léone Prolongés de Six Mois pour une Sereine Transition Avant leur Expiration en Mai 2017
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Les Bénèfices du Statut Temporaire Protègé Sous les Désignations de la Guinée, du Libéria, et de la Sierra Léone Prolongés de Six Mois pour une Sereine Transition Avant leur Expiration en Mai 2017

WASHINGTON – Le Sécrétaire de la Securité du Territoire Jeh Johnson va prolonger les bénèfices du TPS sous la désignations de la Guinée, du Libéria, et de la Sierra Léone…

Read More....... Temporary Protected Status Benefits Under Designations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone Extended Six Months for Orderly Transition Before Termination in May 2017
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Temporary Protected Status Benefits Under Designations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone Extended Six Months for Orderly Transition Before Termination in May 2017

WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson is extending TPS benefits for beneficiaries of TPS under the designations of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone for 6 months for the purpose of…

Read More....... USCIS Celebrates Constitution Day and Citizenship Day with Federal Partners and Welcomes More Than 38,000 New Citizens during Constitution Week
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USCIS Celebrates Constitution Day and Citizenship Day with Federal Partners and Welcomes More Than 38,000 New Citizens during Constitution Week

WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is celebrating Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, observed on Sept. 17, and Constitution Week, with nearly 240 naturalization ceremonies across the country….

Read More....... Celebrating Constitution Day and Citizenship Day (Constitution Week) with Naturalization Ceremonies
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Celebrating Constitution Day and Citizenship Day (Constitution Week) with Naturalization Ceremonies

Sept. 16, 2016  Fair Oaks, California Lake Natoma Overlook Sept. 16, 2016 Providence, Rhode Island Roger Williams National Memorial Park Sept. 16, 2016 Flat Rock, North Carolina Carl Sandburg Home…

Read More....... Fiscal Year 2017 Cap Set for CNMI-Only Transitional Workers
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Fiscal Year 2017 Cap Set for CNMI-Only Transitional Workers

WASHINGTON— In response to statutory requirements, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will allow up to 12,998 nonimmigrants in fiscal year (FY) 2017 for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana…

Read More....... USCIS Announces Fiscal Year 2016 Grant Recipients
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USCIS Announces Fiscal Year 2016 Grant Recipients

Nearly $10 Million in Funding to Support Citizenship Preparation Programs in 21 States WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today awarded nearly $10 million in grants under two funding opportunities…

Read More....... USCIS Proposes Rule to Welcome International Entrepreneurs
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USCIS Proposes Rule to Welcome International Entrepreneurs

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is proposing a new rule, which would allow certain international entrepreneurs to be considered for parole (temporary permission to be in the United States)…

Read More....... USCIS Assists in $20 Million Visa Fraud Investigation
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USCIS Assists in $20 Million Visa Fraud Investigation

ALEXANDRIA, VA. – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services assisted with an investigation that has led to Raju Kosuri, 44, and Smriti Jharia, 45, a married couple from Ashburn, pleading guilty…

Read More....... USCIS Naturalizes New Citizens in celebration of National Park Service Centennial
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USCIS Naturalizes New Citizens in celebration of National Park Service Centennial

More than 100 ceremonies to be held this year at national parks and historic sites nationwide Iframe not supported. WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will celebrate the 100th  anniversary of…

Read More....... Transcript of USCIS-DOS-HHS Press Call on Syrian Refugee Processing
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Transcript of USCIS-DOS-HHS Press Call on Syrian Refugee Processing

Aug. 5, 20162:30 p.m. EST Coordinator:          Welcome and thank you for standing by. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode until the Question and Answer session of…

Read More....... USCIS to Allow Additional Applicants for Provisional Waiver Process
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USCIS to Allow Additional Applicants for Provisional Waiver Process

Rule to Extend Process to All Individuals Who Are Statutorily Eligible for the Waiver  WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a final rule expanding the existing provisional waiver process…

Read More....... Temporary Protected Status Extended for El Salvador
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Temporary Protected Status Extended for El Salvador

WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of El Salvador (and those without nationality who last habitually resided in El Salvador) for…

Read More....... USCIS Naturalizes 7,000 New Citizens over the Independence Day Holiday
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USCIS Naturalizes 7,000 New Citizens over the Independence Day Holiday

Citizenship candidates take the Oath at public parks and historic landmarks nationwide WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate the 240th  anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, and our…

Read More....... Employment-Based Fourth Preference (EB-4) Visa Limits Reached for Special Immigrants From El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras
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Employment-Based Fourth Preference (EB-4) Visa Limits Reached for Special Immigrants From El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras

The Department of State’s Visa Bulletin for May 2016 reflects a final action date  of January 1, 2010*, for EB-4 visas for special immigrants from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras….

Read More....... USCIS’ Virtual Assistant Now Available in Spanish
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USCIS’ Virtual Assistant Now Available in Spanish

Customers can ask questions, get answers from Emma in Spanish or English WASHINGTON–U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today expanded the capabilities of “Emma,” a virtual assistant that allows customers to…

Read More....... USCIS, magsasakatuparan ng Programang Parole para sa mga Beteranong Pilipino ng Ikalawang Digmaang Pandaigdig
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USCIS, magsasakatuparan ng Programang Parole para sa mga Beteranong Pilipino ng Ikalawang Digmaang Pandaigdig

WASHINGTON — Simula Hunyo 8, 2016, ang U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) ay papayagan ang ilang benepisyaryo ng aprobadong family-based immigrant visa petitions na magkaroon ng pagkakataong mapagkalooban ng…

Read More....... USCIS to Implement Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Program
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USCIS to Implement Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Program

WASHINGTON—Beginning June 8, 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will allow certain Filipino World War II veteran family members who are beneficiaries of approved family-based immigrant visa petitions an…

Read More....... USCIS Official Among Finalists for 2016 Service to America Medals
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USCIS Official Among Finalists for 2016 Service to America Medals

WASHINGTON—Mariela Melero, associate director for Customer Service and Public Engagement at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, is a finalist for the 2016 Service to America Medals honoring excellence among federal…

Read More....... USCIS Wins Igniting Innovation Award
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USCIS Wins Igniting Innovation Award

WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services won the overall Igniting Innovation Award Monday at The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council’s Igniting Innovation Showcase and Award event…