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USCIS Adjusts Fees to Help Meet Operational Needs
by USCIS on July 31, 2020 at 1:21 pm
Today, the Department of Homeland Security announced a final rule that adjusts fees for certain immigration and naturalization benefit requests to ensure U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services recovers its costs of services.
Application Period Open for Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Programs
by USCIS on July 30, 2020 at 4:19 pm
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is accepting applications for two funding opportunities under the Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Program.
USCIS to Celebrate Independence Day by Hosting Naturalization Ceremonies Across the Country
by USCIS on July 1, 2020 at 12:02 pm
USCIS is celebrating the Declaration of Independence and the birth of our great country by hosting naturalization ceremonies across the United States from July 1 through July 7.
Deputy Director for Policy Statement on USCIS’ Fiscal Outlook
by USCIS on June 25, 2020 at 12:18 pm
USCIS Deputy Director for Policy Joseph Edlow issued a statement on the agency’s fiscal outlook due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
USCIS Rule Strengthens Employment Eligibility Requirements for Asylum Seekers
by USCIS on June 22, 2020 at 11:45 am
USCIS today announced a regulatory change to deter aliens from illegally entering the United States and from filing frivolous, fraudulent, or otherwise non-meritorious claims for asylum to obtain an employment authorization document. This rule does not alter asylum eligibility criteria in any way and will be effective on Aug. 25.
USCIS Provides Greater Flexibility in Processing Work Authorization Requests for Asylum Applicants
by USCIS on June 19, 2020 at 1:25 pm
USCIS today announced a regulatory change to provide greater flexibility in the processing of initial employment authorization documents (commonly called EADs) for asylum applicants by removing the burdensome and agency-imposed 30-day time frame.
USCIS Statement on Supreme Court’s DACA Decision
by USCIS on June 19, 2020 at 1:11 pm
USCIS Deputy Director for Policy Joseph Edlow issued the following statement on today’s Supreme Court decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program:
USCIS Publishes Interim Final Rule Implementing the Northern Mariana Islands U.S. Workforce Act of 2018
by USCIS on May 13, 2020 at 8:00 am
On May 14, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will publish an interim final rule (IFR) implementing the Northern Mariana Islands U.S. Workforce Act of 2018, which protects U.S. workers in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and ensures that U.S. workers will not be displaced or encounter a competitive disadvantage for employment compared to non-U.S. workers.
DHS Offers Flexibilities to Increase Food Security, Stabilize U.S. Supply Chain During COVID-19
by USCIS on May 12, 2020 at 8:00 am
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced a temporary final rule to change certain H-2B requirements to help support the U.S. food supply chain, maintain essential infrastructure operations and reduce the impact from the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency.
Military Personnel and Veterans Can Now File Their Form N-400, Naturalization Application, Online
by USCIS on May 6, 2020 at 8:00 am
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced that U.S. service members and veterans can now file Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, online.