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Collaboration Session #5 - External Data Interface Standards (EDIS)

On September 14, 2010, USCIS hosted its fifth External Data Interface Standards (EDIS) collaboration teleconference to discuss schedule changes and provide stakeholders with the latest updates. EDIS are the set of technical standards to allow a third party system to transfer immigration benefit request data directly to USCIS. This new system to system interface will be a new electronic filing (e-filing) channel and increase efficiency and improve the acceptance rate for immigration benefit requests.

Posted in the attachment below is a summary of the event and the questions and responses during the session.

Last Reviewed/Updated: 05/09/2011