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Implementation of the Supreme Court Ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act

July 01, 2013   Statement from Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano: “After last week’s decision by the Supreme Court holding that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconst...
July 01, 2013 Implementation of the Supreme Court Ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act
July 01, 2013 USCIS Redesigns Replacement Citizenship and Naturalization Certificates
June 27, 2013 USCIS Celebrates 2013 Independence Day with Special Naturalization Ceremonies
USCIS celebrates Independence Day by welcoming thousands of new citizens in special naturalization ceremonies across the nation. Independence Day celebrations run July 1-5, 2013. A list of highlighted ceremonies are below:
June 17, 2013 DHS Announces Re-designation and 18-Month Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Syria
Registration and Re-registration Periods Open June 17, 2013
June 17, 2013 New York Man Indicted for Defrauding Victims in Immigration Scam
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the indictment of Martin Mannert, 41, for stealing tens of thousands of dollars from victims of a scam after falsely representing himself as someone qualified to provide assistance with immigration benefit applications.
May 30, 2013 Temporary Protected Status Extended for Salvadorans
May 28, 2013 USCIS Director, U.S. Attorney General Welcome New Citizens
May 08, 2013 USCIS to Expand Entrepreneurs in Residence Initiative
Director Mayorkas discusses accomplishments and new areas of focus at initiatives one-year mark
May 07, 2013 Employers Must Use Revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification
USCIS will no longer accept previous versions of Form I-9
April 18, 2013 USCIS Announces Citizenship and Integration Grant Opportunity
Grants Will Support Citizenship Preparation Services for Permanent Residents