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DHS Publishes Final Rule on Notices of Decisions and Documents Evidencing Lawful Status

October 29, 2014  On Oct. 29, 2014, the Department of Homeland Security published a final rule amending its regulations governing when USCIS willcorrespond with,issue a notice of decision to, orprovide documents toan a...
October 29, 2014 DHS Publishes Final Rule on Notices of Decisions and Documents Evidencing Lawful Status
October 28, 2014 USCIS Expands the Definition of “Mother” and “Parent” to Include Gestational Mothers Using Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)
USCIS issued a new policy (PA-2014-009) clarifying the definition of “mother” and “parent” under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to include gestational mothers using assisted reproductive technology regardless of whether they are the genetic mothers
October 03, 2014 Some Biometric Appointment Notices Issued in Error
September 04, 2014 Customer Service Tools Outage ALERT
USCIS will conduct system maintenance from 5 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. (Eastern) on Sunday, September 7.
August 20, 2014 Clarification: USCIS Customers Can Select Delivery Service to Receive Certain Documents
August 15, 2014 Ebola Outbreak-related Immigration Relief Measures to Nationals of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone Currently in the United States
May 30, 2014 USCIS Issues New Policy on Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record
May 08, 2014 Applications for the FY 2014 Citizenship and Integration Grant Program Due by May 16
April 29, 2014 USCIS Will Accept Only the Current Version of Form N-400 Beginning May 5
April 17, 2014 USCIS H-1B Premium Processing to Begin April 28
On April 28, 2014, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin premium processing for H-1B petitions subject to the fiscal year 2015 cap, including H-1B petitions seeking an exemption from the fiscal year cap for individuals who have earned a U.S. master’s degree or higher.

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