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Month: May 2016

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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Extension of the Designation of Guinea for Temporary Protected Status

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Extension of the Designation of Sierra Leone for Temporary Protected Status

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Extension of the Designation of Liberia for Temporary Protected Status

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Fecha Límite para Solicitar los Subsidios de Ciudadanía e Inmigración es el 22 de Abril

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La fecha límite para presentar solicitudes al Programa de Subsidios de Ciudadanía e Integración de USCIS  del año fiscal 2016 es el 22 de abril de 2016 a las 11:59 PM, hora del este. ... Read More

USCIS Suspenderá Temporalmente el Uso de Sobres Pre-Pagos para Algunas Peticiones H-1B Sujetas a la Cantidad Máxima Reglamentaria

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Por un plazo de dos semanas luego de que comience el procesamiento prioritario de peticiones H-1B sujetas a la cantidad máxima reglamentaria, USCIS no utilizará sobres prepagos para enviar notifica... Read More

USCIS Official Among Finalists for 2016 Service to America Medals

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WASHINGTON—Mariela Melero, associate director for Customer Service and Public Engagement at U.S.... Read More

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