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Message from the USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas: Progress on Employment-Based and High-Skilled Immigration

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Dear USCIS Stakeholders,... Read More

USCIS Announces Proposed H-1B Electronic Registration System to Reduce Costs for U.S. Businesses

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March 2, 2011... Read More

USCIS to Centralize Filing and Adjudication for Certain Waivers of Inadmissibility in the United States

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New System Will Standardize Process for Immigrant Visa Applicants Worldwide... Read More

USCIS Reminds Japanese Nationals Impacted by Recent Disaster Questions and Answers

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Released:  March 17, 2011Introduction... Read More

USCIS Launches Spanish-Language Version of E-Verify Self Check Fact Sheet

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Online Service Also Expands to 16 Additional States... Read More

USCIS Issues Final Rule on Employment Eligibility Verification Questions and Answers

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Final Rule Adopts Interim Rule to Improving Integrity of Form I-9 Process... Read More

USCIS Announces End of Parole Program in Moscow Update

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Released July 12, 2011 ... Read More

USCIS Celebrates Flag Day 2011 with Special Naturalization Ceremonies

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released June 10, 2011... Read More

USCIS Launches Web Page with New Data Reports

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Initial Posting Includes Naturalization and Adjustment of Status Performance Data Released July 18, 2011... Read More

USCIS Reaches FY 2011 H-1B Cap

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Jan. 27, 2011... Read More

USCIS Seeks Public Comments on New Prevailing Wage Rates for H-2B Construction Workers in Guam

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Released: March 16, 2011... Read More

USCIS Improves Delivery of Immigration Documents through Secure Mail Initiative

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May 2, 2011... Read More

E-Verify Gets High Marks from Employers in Customer Satisfaction Survey

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Jan. 18, 2011   Recent GAO report also cites improvements to the E-Verify Program... Read More

USCIS Announces Changes to Stand-Alone I-130 Filing Locations

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Published Dec. 23, 2011; revised Jan. 1, 2012... Read More

USCIS Proposes Significant Enhancements to EB-5 Visa Processing to Help America Win the Future

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released May 19, 2011Actions Will Streamline Program Designed to Create Jobs... Read More

CIS Ombudsman Teleconference: Change of Address – May 26, 2009

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1. Effect of Filing Form AR-11 – A caller asked whether the filing of a Form AR-11 updates the address of record for all pending case matters.  Please explain.... Read More

USCIS Naturalizes 53 Soldiers During Presidents Day Ceremony in Iraq

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Feb. 23, 2011... Read More

Update to Form I-912, Request for Fee Waiver

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New edition dated 01/02/12. Previous editions accepted.... Read More

Form I-9 CNMI will no longer be valid for use after Nov. 27, 2011

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Beginning Nov.... Read More

New Countries Eligible to Participate in H-2A and H-2B Programs

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Jan. 14, 2011... Read More

"How Is USCIS Working For You? — Your Questions and Comments?" – July 29, 2009

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1.  Processing Differences Between Sister Service Centers–Bi-specialization – Callers noted that discrepancies exist between the processing times at sister service centers suggesti... Read More

Enlace Público: "Conozca Sus Derechos: Los derechos y responsabilidades del empleado "E-Verify"

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La Oficina de Enlace Público convoca reuniones trimestrales con el público, llamados "Enlaces".... Read More

Secretary Napolitano Extends Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Sudan and Designates South Sudan for TPS Fact Sheet

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Released Oct. 13, 2011Introduction... Read More

USCIS Launches Online Immigration System, USCIS ELIS

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Agency begins transition from paper-based to online environment Released May 22, 2012... Read More

2011 Independence Day Naturalization Ceremonies

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Secretary Napolitano Announces Launch of E-Verify Self Check

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Released:  March 21, 2011Online Tool Allows Workers to Check Their Own Employment Eligibility Status... Read More

Update to Form N-600K, Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate Under Section 322

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New edition dated 02/05/12. 08/01/11 edition also still accepted.... Read More

Update to Form I-508F, Waiver of Rights, Privileges, Exemptions, and Immunities

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New edition dated 01/12/12. Previous editions accepted.... Read More

USCIS Initiatives to Promote Startup Enterprises and Spur Job Creation Fact Sheet

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BackgroundOn Aug.... Read More

USCIS Will Offer Protection for Victims of Human Trafficking and Other Violations

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First National Vietnamese-Language Public Engagement

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U.S.... Read More

USCIS Publishes CNMI Transitional Worker Final Rule

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Released Sept. 7, 2011... Read More

Update to Form I-817, Application for Family Unity Benefits

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New edition dated 02/28/12. (11/23/10; 04/21/10; 01/06/10; 02/03/09; 05/27/08 editions also still accepted.)... Read More

Secretary Napolitano and Secretary Salazar Lead Naturalization Ceremony with USCIS Director Mayorkas

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Released Sept. 23, 2011                           ... Read More

National Initiative to Combat Immigration Services Scams </br> Fact Sheet

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The Wrong Help Can Hurt: Beware of Immigration Scams June 9, 2011... Read More

Temporary Protected Status Designated for the Syrian Arab Republic

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 Eligible Syrian nationals in the United States may begin the application process... Read More

USCIS to Expedite Review for Certain Cases Affected by Specific Administrative Inaccuracies

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WASHINGTON—U.S.... Read More

USCIS and Mississippi Implement New E-Verify Tool to Combat Fraud

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Improves Accuracy and Integrity of E-Verify by Validating Driver’s License Data Released June 13, 2011... Read More

H-1B Cap Exemptions Based on Relation or Affiliation

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Update as of March 18, 2011... Read More

Message from USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas: Request for Information Regarding Customer Service

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Exploring New Visions For Customer Service... Read More

USCIS Reminds Eligible Nationals of Haiti to File for Temporary Protected Status

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Released Aug. 12, 2011... Read More

USCIS Unable to Resume Processing Adoptions from Vietnam

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Intercountry Adoptions Under the Hague Adoption Convention... Read More

USCIS Centralizes Filing of Form I-130

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Improved Process for Petitioners Abroad will Increase Efficiency and Flexibility... Read More

USCIS Grants Temporary Extension of Accommodation for Sheepherders in H-2A Status

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WASHINGTON—U.S.... Read More

USCIS to Issue Employment Authorization and Advance Parole Card for Adjustment of Status Applicants

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Feb. 11, 2011... Read More

Update to Form I-864P, Poverty Guidelines

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New edition dated 03/01/12. Previous editions should not be used.... Read More

Prolongation de 18 mois et redésignation de Haïti pour le statut de protection temporaire <!–Fact Sheet 18-Month TPS Haiti Re-Designation in French–>

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IntroductionLa Secrétaire de la Sécurité nationale, Janet Napolitano, a annoncé la redésignation de Haïti pour le statut de protection temporaire (TPS) et la prolongation du TPS actuel du ... Read More

USCIS Announces FY 2011 Grant Recipients During Constitution Week

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Released Sept. 21, 2011... Read More

New Filing Location for Change of Address Form

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Beginning April 1, 2011 all Change of Address, (Form AR-11) and Alien’s Change of Address, (Form AR-11 SR) will change filing location to this address. ... Read More

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection Removed from CDC List of Communicable Diseases of Public Health Significance

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IntroductionThese questions and answers only provide information about the change in law made by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Preventi... Read More

DHS Publishes Business Transformation Regulation

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Released August 29, 2011First in Series of Regulations Designed to Facilitate Electronic Filing and Handling of USCIS Benefit Requests... Read More

USCIS Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Rule Impacting Certain Pending Immigrant Investor (EB-5) Applications

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Release Sept. 27, 2011... Read More

New Mailing Address for Adoption Forms I-600 and I-800

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On October 6, 2009,  USCIS announced a new mailing address for prospective adoptive parents to submit Form I‑600, Petition to Classify Orphan as an Immediate Relative, and... Read More

InfoPass Unavailable Nov 21- 22

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InfoPass system for making appointments will not be available Saturday, Nov. 21 from 10:00pm through noon Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009 for maintenance.... Read More

E-Verify and SAVE Planned Outage Nov. 22

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The Verification Information System that supports E-Verify and SAVE may not be available Sunday, Nov. 22.... Read More

Verification Information System Outage Notification

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Summary:... Read More

USCIS Responds to Haiti Earthquake

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Information Update... Read More

Requesting Accommodations for Disabilities

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USCIS is committed to providing customers with disabilities the same access to its programs, activities and facilities as customers without disabilities.... Read More

News

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Official releases are presented with the most recent at the top. ... Read More

Green Card Through the Help HAITI Act of 2010

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On December 9, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Help Haitian Adoptees Immediately to Integrate Act of 2010 (Help HAITI Act of 2010).... Read More

Tentative Nonconfirmation Overview

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Your employer may inform you that your E-Verify case received a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) Tentative Nonconfirmation (TNC) case result.... Read More

FOIA/PA Request

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Alertas

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Alertas... Read More

Agency Information Collection Activities: Supplement A to Form I- 539

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Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions

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Published Privacy Impact Assessments on the Web

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Employment and Training Administration, Labor.

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USCIS anuncia seis meses adicionales para solicitar el Estatus de Protección temporal para los nacionales de Haití

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WASHINGTON – El Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de los EE.UU.... Read More

Update on Suspension of Adjudication of Most H-2B Petitions Following Court Order

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As announced by USCIS on April 2, 2013, USCIS has temporarily suspended adjudication of certain Form I-129 H-2B petitions for temporary non-agricultural workers while the government considers appro... Read More

USCIS Revises Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9

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Revisions include new user-friendly instructions for completing Form I-9... Read More

Employers Must Use Revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification

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USCIS will no longer accept previous versions of Form I-9... Read More

Deferred Enforced Departure Extended for Liberians

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USCIS Automatically Extends Validity of Employment Authorization Documents... Read More

Continue to Use the Current Form N-400, Application for Naturalization

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March 29, 2013... Read More

Revised International Office Pages Now Available

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USCIS published revised versions of its 25 international offices pages on USCIS.gov.... Read More

USCIS Suspends Final Adjudication of Employment-Based Adjustment Applications for the Remainder of FY 2015

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Starting today, USCIS will suspend final adjudication of employment-based Form I-485 applications (Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status) bec... Read More

Military Naturalization During WWII

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Immigrant Name Changes – Letters

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USCIS Launches Spanish-Language myE-Verify and Expands Services

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myE-Verify combats fraud, protects identity, educates workers... Read More

Proposed Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver Is Not in Effect

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USCIS Reminds the Public to Avoid Scams and Unauthorized Practitioners of Immigration Law... Read More

Pwolongasyon Estati Pwoteksyon Tanporè (TPS) pou Ayiti

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WASHINGTON -- Sekretè Sekirite Enteryè Jeh Johnson pwolonje nominasyon Ayiti pou Stati Pwoteksyon Tanporè (Temporary Protected Status, TPS) pou yon lòt 18 mwa.... Read More

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