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UPDATE: USCIS to Welcome 5,000 New U.S. Citizens During Naturalization Ceremonies for Presidents Day

Celebrating Independence Day with Naturalization Ceremonies

June 30, 2014  On July 4, Americans celebrate the day the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence in 1776. USCIS marks this occasion each year by holding special naturalization ceremonies a...
June 30, 2014 Celebrating Independence Day with Naturalization Ceremonies
June 11, 2014 USCIS Partners with Nashville to Support Aspiring Citizens
June 05, 2014 Secretary Johnson Announces Process for DACA Renewal
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson today announced the process for individuals to renew enrollment in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
June 03, 2014 USCIS Provides Guidance Regarding CW-1 Extension
USCIS is providing guidance regarding the U.S. Department of Labor's announcement extending the CNMI-Only Transitional Worker (CW-1) program for five years.
May 08, 2014 Applications for the FY 2014 Citizenship and Integration Grant Program Due by May 16
May 08, 2014 Four Kenyan Nationals Sentenced in Marriage Fraud Conspiracy
May 08, 2014 Colorado Man Sentenced to More Than 10 Years in Prison for Human Trafficking and Other Crimes
May 07, 2014 Immigration Consultants Sentenced for Filing Bogus Asylum Applications
May 02, 2014 Temporary Protected Status Re-registration Period Extended for Haitian Nationals
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is extending the re-registration period for Haitian nationals who have already been granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and seek to maintain that status for an additional 18 months. USCIS will now accept re-registration applications through July 22, 2014,
April 10, 2014 USCIS Reaches FY 2015 H-1B Cap
USCIS received about 172,500 H-1B petitions during the filing period which began April 1, including petitions filed for the advanced degree exemption. On April 10, 2014, USCIS completed a computer-generated random selection process, or lottery, to select enough petitions to meet the 65,000 general-category cap and 20,000 cap under the advanced degree exemption.