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USCIS Strengthens Protections to Combat H-1B Abuses

Clarifies Policy on Requirements for Third-Party Worksite H-1B Petitions
2/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

USCIS Director L. Francis Cissna on New Agency Mission Statement

“In my short time as director of USCIS, I continue to be impressed by the commitment and dedication that employees throughout the agency have shown toward our common goals.
2/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

USCIS Finalizes Guidance on Signature Requirements

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2/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Department of Justice Files Complaint to Denaturalize Diversity Visa Recipient Who Obtained Naturalized Citizenship After Failing to Disclose Two Prior Orders of Removal

WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice yesterday filed a complaint in the Eastern District of Michigan to revoke the naturalized U.S.
2/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

USCIS Expands Credit Card Payment Option for Fees

WASHINGTON - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it will now accept credit card payments for filing most of its forms.
2/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Three Individuals Indicted for Visa Fraud Scheme for Profit

USCIS Assisted in Investigation of Defendants who Provided Armenian Nationals with Fake Dance Certificates and Staged Photos in Traditional Costumes to Qualify for P-3 Visa Progr
2/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Peryòd Re-Enskripsyon Louvri Kounye pou Ayisyen ak Estati Pwoteksyon Tanporè

Otorizasyon travay pou Ayisyen ki gen TPS yo pwolonje otomatikman jiska 21 jiyè 2018
1/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

La période de réinscription est maintenant ouverte pour les Haïtiens bénéficiant du statut de protection temporaire

L'autorisation d'emploi pour les Haïtiens avec TPS est automatiquement prolongée jusqu'au 21 juillet 2018
1/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

USCIS to Take Action to Address Asylum Backlog

Agency Will Focus on Processing Recently Filed Applications
1/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

Re-Registration Period Now Open for Haitians with Temporary Protected Status

Employment Authorization for Haitians with TPS Automatically Extended Until July 21, 2018
1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

USCIS partners with Justice Department and Secures First Denaturalization As a Result of Operation Janus

On January 5, Judge Stanley R. Chesler of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey entered an order revoking the naturalized U.S.
1/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

USCIS Reaches H-2B Cap for First Half of FY 2018

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has reached the congressionally mandated H-2B cap for the first half of fiscal year 2018.
12/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Re-Registration Period Now Open for Nicaraguans with Temporary Protected Status

TPS Nicaragua Ending in January 2019
12/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Re-Registration Period Now Open for Hondurans with Temporary Protected Status

WASHINGTON— Current beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under Honduras’ designation who want to maintain that status through the current expiration date of July 5, 20
12/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Celebrating Veterans Day 2017 with Naturalization Ceremonies

Each year, on Nov. 11, the nation honors members of the United States armed forces who have served our country and defended our freedoms.
11/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Premium Processing Now Available for All Petitioners Seeking H-1B Visas

WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) resumed premium processing today for all H-1B visa extension of stay petitions.
10/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

New USCIS Form Streamlines Process to Obtain a Work Authorization Document and Social Security Number Simultaneously

WASHINGTON – Based on a new information-sharing partnership between U.S.
10/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

USCIS No Longer Accepting Petitions for One-Time Increase to the Temporary Nonagricultural Visa Program

WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is no longer accepting petitions from U. S.
9/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for Some Categories of Applicants Seeking H-1B Visas

WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) resumed premium processing today for all H-1B visa petitions subject to the Fiscal Year year (FY) 2018 cap.
9/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Temporary Protected Status for South Sudan Extended for 18 Months

WASHINGTON—Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of South Sudan (and eligible individuals without n
9/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Temporary Protected Status for Sudan to Terminate in November 2018

WASHINGTON—Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke has determined that conditions in Sudan no longer support its designation for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) after re
9/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

USCIS Celebrates Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, Welcoming More Than 30,000 New U.S. Citizens

WASHINGTON— U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, observed on Sept.
9/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Celebrating Constitution Day and Citizenship Day (Constitution Week) 2017 with Naturalization Ceremonies

On Sept. 17, the nation observes Constitution Day and Citizenship Day as part of Constitution Week. The commemoration honors both the signing of the Constitution on Sept.
9/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

GSA announces new lease agreement for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in Camp Springs, MD

New lease will consolidate USCIS headquarters, save $21.4 million in first year and reduce footprint
8/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Legislation Increases Availability of Visas for CNMI Workers for Fiscal Year 2017

Visas prohibited for most construction workers and employers must pay higher education fee for FY 2017 and future fiscal years
8/28/2017 12:00:00 AM