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DACA Cancelled

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As of Tuesday September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration has decided to cancel the DACA or Dream Act program. You can read more on this link: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/05/us/politics/trump-daca-dreamers-immigration.html Please feel free to reach out to us for any questions or concerns.... Read More »

Be Prepared and Be Informed!

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Enhancing Opportunities for H-1B1, CW-1, and E-3 Nonimmigrants

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Deadline to Register for Nepal TPS is Dec. 21, 2015

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The deadline for eligible nationals of Nepal (and people without nationality who last habitually resided in Nepal) to register for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is Monday, Dec.... Read More »

Nepal TPS मा रजिष्टर गर्ने अन्तिम मिति डिसेम्बर 21, 2015 हो

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अस्थायी सुरक्षित स्थिति (Temporary Protected Status (TPS)) मा नेपालका योग्य नागरिकहरू (र योभन्दा पहिले नेपालमा बसोबास गर्ने बिना राष्ट्रियताका व्यक्तिहरू) ले दर्ता गर्ने अन्तिम म... Read More »

USCIS Launches Virtual Assistant – Emma Gives Customers Another Option for Finding Answers

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WASHINGTON—U.S.... Read More »

USCIS Alerts Customers Affected by South Carolina Floods to Available Immigration Relief

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USCIS offers immigration relief measures that may help people affected by unforeseen circumstances, such as disasters like the recent severe flooding in South Carolina.... Read More »

DHS to Create Filipino WWII Veterans Parole Program

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is creating a parole program to allow certain family members of Filipino and Filipino-American World War II veteran... Read More »

تعلن إدارة الأمن الوطني تخصيص Status حماية مؤقتة

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 تعلن إدارة الأمن الوطني تخصيص Status حماية مؤقتة  ... Read More »

DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status Designation for Yemen

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WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced his decision to designate Yemen for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months due to the ongoing armed conflict... Read More »

Temporary Protected Status Extended for Haiti

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WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Haiti’s designation for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for an additional 18 months. The extended designation is effective Jan.... Read More »

Extension of the Designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status

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URGENT: Some DACA Recipients Who Received Three-Year Work Permits Must Return Them Immediately

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 Note: As of August 3, 2015, the July 15, 2015 Fact Sheet has been archived.... Read More »

Re-registration Deadline for Somalia TPS is July 31, 2015

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Friday, July 31, 2015, is the deadline for current Somalia Temporary Protected Status (TPS) beneficiaries to re-register for the 18-month extension of TPS that runs from Sept.... Read More »

Expansion of Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers of Inadmissibility

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La date d’échéance de l’inscription au TPS pour le Libéria, la Guinée et la Sierra Leone est le 18 août 2015

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Le mardi 18 août 2015 est la date d’échéance pour les citoyens éligibles du Libéria, de la Guinée et de la Sierre Leone (et pour les personnes apatrides qui ont résidé habituelleme... Read More »

USCIS Seeks Comments on Proposed Expansion of Eligibility for Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers

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USCIS is seeking public comments on a proposed rule that would expand eligibility for provisional waivers of inadmissibility based on the accrual of unlawful presence.... Read More »

USCIS Clarifies Eligibility Requirements for Modifications to the Oath of Allegiance

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Effective July 21, 2015, new guidance (PA-2015-001) in the USCIS Policy Manual clarifies the eligibility requi... Read More »

USCIS Seeks Comments on Proposed Expansion of Eligibility for Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers

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USCIS is seeking public comments on a proposed rule that would expand eligibility for provisional waivers of inadmissibility based on the accrual of unlawful presence.... Read More »

USCIS Returns Unselected Fiscal Year 2016 H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions

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USCIS announced on July 14, 2015, that it completed processing the return of fiscal year 2016 H-1B cap-subject petitions that were not selected in our computer-generated random selection process.... Read More »

Temporary Protected Status Registration Period Extended for Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending the initial registration deadline for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from May 20, 2015, to Aug.... Read More »

Designation of Nepal for Temporary Protected Status

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Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions

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Extension of the Designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status

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Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions

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Interim Guidance for Comment

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Employment-Based Fourth Preference (EB-4) Visa Limits Reached for Special Immigrants from India

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The Department of State’s Visa Bulletin for August 2016 reflects a ... Read More »

Extension of the Designation of El Salvador for Temporary Protected Status

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USCIS Returns Unselected Fiscal Year 2017 H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions

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USCIS announced on July 8, 2016, that it has returned all fiscal year 2017 H-1B cap-subject petitions that were not selected in our computer-generated random selection process.... Read More »

Temporary Protected Status Extended for El Salvador

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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 ha... Read More »

Celebrating Independence Day with Naturalization Ceremonies

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On July 4, we celebrate our nation’s 240th birthday and the day the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence in 1776.... Read More »

USCIS Office in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Closed on June 20

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USCIS closed its field office in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on Thursday, June 20, 2013.... Read More »

Try USCIS’ Improved InfoPass Appointment Scheduler

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Today, USCIS launched a refresh of InfoPass, our online system that lets you schedule an appointment at one of our offices.... Read More »

USCIS Celebrates SAVE’s 30th Anniversary

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Today, USCIS celebrates the Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) Program for providing top-notch customer service for 30 years.... Read More »

Cuarta Preferencia (EB-4) para Inmigración Basada en el Empleo Alcanza la Cantidad Máxima Reglamentaria de Visas para Inmigrantes Especiales de El Salvador, Guatemala y Honduras

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El Boletín de Visas del Departamento de Estado (DOS, por sus siglas en inglés) de mayo de 2016 presenta la ... Read More »

Operational Proposals for Comment

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USCIS seeks your input on the operational proposal listed below.... Read More »

Nebraska Service Center to Begin Processing Certain Form I-918 Cases

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In July, the Nebraska Service Center (NSC) will begin processing cases involving Form I-918, Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status.... Read More »

Draft Memorandum for Comment

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Clarification on CW-1 Extension of Stay Petitions

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On May 20, USCIS announced that it had received a sufficient number of petitions to reach the numerical limit (the “... Read More »

Update to Form G-1041A, Genealogy Records Request

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New edition dated 05/19/16. Starting 08/08/2016, USCIS will only accept the 05/19/16 edition. Until then, you can use the 12/17/12 edition.... Read More »

Update to Form G-1041, Genealogy Index Search Request

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New edition dated 05/19/16. Starting 08/08/2016, USCIS will only accept the 05/19/16 edition. Until then, you can use the 12/17/12 edition.... Read More »

Update to Form G-28I, Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney in Matters Outside the Geographical Confines of the United States

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New edition dated 05/05/16. We will also accept the 03/04/15 edition.... Read More »

Update to Form G-28, Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Accredited Representative

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New edition dated 05/05/16. We will also accept the 03/04/15 edition.... Read More »

Update to Form I-910, Application for Civil Surgeon Designation

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New edition dated 05/10/16. Starting 08/05/2016, USCIS will only accept the 05/10/16 edition. Until then, you can use the 10/22/13 edition.... Read More »

Nebraska Service Center to Accept Certain H-1B Petitions

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On July 1, 2016, the Nebraska Service Center (NSC) will begin accepting Form I-129 for H-1B and H-1B1 (Chile/Singapore Free Trade) petitions if the petitioner requests a “Conti... Read More »

USCIS’ Virtual Assistant Now Available in Spanish

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Customers can ask questions, get answers from Emma in Spanish or English... Read More »

Pending Employment-Based I-485 Inventory

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History and Genealogy News

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Naturalization Fact Sheet

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The United States has a long history of welcoming immigrants from all parts of the world. During the last decade, U.S.... Read More »

Application For Regional Center Under the Immigrant Investor Pilot Program

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Update to Form N-470, Application to Preserve Residence for Naturalization Purposes

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New edition dated 05/11/16. Starting 07/26/2016, USCIS will only accept the 05/11/16 edition. Until then, you can use the 01/03/13 edition.... Read More »

New Web Page on the H-1B and L-1 Fee Increase (Public Law 114-113)

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USCIS has posted a new Web page on the H-1B and L-1 fee increase required by th... Read More »

¿Cómo puedo…?

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Estas guías contienen respuestas a las preguntas más frecuentes acerca de los beneficios de inmigración. Seleccione la categoría que mejor aplique a su caso. ... Read More »

Employers May Submit Online Inquiries for Certain Form I-129 Petitions

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As of April 21, 2016, petitioners who filed Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, requesting an extension of stay or change of employer, can sub... Read More »

Joseph E. Langlois, Associate Director, Refugee, Asylum and International Operations

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Background Experience/Significant Achievements:Joseph E. Langlois is the associate director of the Refugee, Asylum, and International Operations Directorate (RAIO).... Read More »

Update to Form I-566, Interagency Record of Request — A, G or NATO Dependent Employment Authorization or Change/Adjustment to/from A, G or NATO Status

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New edition dated 05/10/16. Starting 07/19/2016, USCIS will only accept the 05/10/16 edition. Until then, you can use 06/12/13 edition.... Read More »

USCIS Reaches CW-1 Cap for Fiscal Year 2016

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USCIS has received a sufficient number of petitions to reach the numerical limit (the “cap”) of 12,999 workers who may be issued CW-1 visas or otherwise provided with CW-1... Read More »

USCIS Reaches H-2B Cap for Fiscal Year 2016

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USCIS has received a sufficient number of petitions to reach the congressionally mandated ... Read More »

Extension of the Designation of Nicaragua for Temporary Protected Status

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Extension of the Designation of Honduras for Temporary Protected Status

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Update to Form N-300, Application to File Declaration of Intention

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New edition dated 03/30/16. Starting 7/15/16, USCIS will only accept the 03/30/16 edition. Until then, you can use the 03/21/13 edition.... Read More »

Temporary Protected Status Extended for Nicaragua

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WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Nicaragua (and those without nationality who last habi... Read More »

USCIS Launches I-9 Central on USCIS.gov

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May 13, 2011New Online Resource Provides Enhanced, Easy-to-Access Guidance for Employers and Employees... Read More »

Update to form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker

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New edition dated 04/28/16. 11/20/15 edition also still accepted.... Read More »

USCIS Implementará Programa de Permisos de Ingreso para Filipinos Veteranos de la Segunda Guerra Mundial

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A partir del 8 de junio de 2016, el Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de Estados Unidos (USCIS, por sus siglas en inglés) dará a ciertos familiares de veteranos filipinos de la Segunda Guerra Mu... Read More »

Update to Form I-924A, Supplement to Form I-924

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New edition dated 04/27/16. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the Form and Instructions.... Read More »

Update to Form I-924, Application For Regional Center Under the Immigrant Investor Pilot Program

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New edition dated 04/27/16. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the Form and Instructions.... Read More »

Update to Form I-129CW, Petition for a CNMI-Only Nonimmigrant Transitional Worker

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New edition dated 04/25/16. We will also accept the 10/08/14, 04/04/13 and 10/07/11 editions. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the Form and Instructions.... Read More »

Update to Form I-612, Application for Waiver of the Foreign Residence Requirement (under Section 212(e) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as Amended)

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New edition dated 05/04/16. 06/22/15 edition also accepted. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the Form and Instructions.... Read More »

Update to Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization

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New edition dated 03/11/16. Previous editions dated 11/04/15, 02/13/15, 05/27/08 or later, also accepted. You can find the edition date at the bottom of the page on the Form and Instructions.... Read More »

USCIS to Implement Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Program

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WASHINGTON—Beginning June 8, 2016, U.S.... Read More »

Employers May Submit Inquiries If Extension of Status/Change of Employer Petition Has Been Pending for 210 Days or More

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On April 21, 2016, USCIS began allowing petitioners who filed Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, requesting an extension of status or change of employer ... Read More »

Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Policy

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USCIS and Department of State Launch e-Approval for H-2A Petitions

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USCIS and the U.S.... Read More »

USCIS Will Now Use Pre-Paid Mailers to Send H-2A Receipt Notices

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Coinciding with the launch of USCIS/DOS e-Approval, USCIS will ... Read More »

USCIS Launches Optional Forms Checklists for Forms I-129F and I-765

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On May 9, USCIS launched a pilot study that offers customers optional checklists to assist in the submission of form packages.... Read More »

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Fee Schedule

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