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Here we have the latest news within the immigration benefit world, handled by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Both news media and general public can find important information about updates, alerts and events that impact legal immigration.  We also provide resources specifically for the news media. For outdated material and content older than five years see our Archive News section.

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December 16, 2014 USCIS Announces 68 Countries Eligible to Participate in the H-2A and H-2B Visa Programs
USCIS and the Department of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Department of State, has added the Czech Republic, Denmark, Madagascar, Portugal, and Sweden to the list of countries whose nati...
December 11, 2014 USCIS Approves 10,000 U Visas for 6th Straight Fiscal Year
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has approved the statutory maximum of 10,000 petitions for U-1 nonimmigrant status (U visas) for fiscal year 2015. This marks the sixth straight year ...
December 08, 2014 Revamped USCIS Careers Website and Job-Seeker Resources for Employees
USCIS has redesigned www.uscis.gov/careers to make it easier for job seekers to learn about vacancies, special hiring programs, benefits, career development opportunities and the hiring process....