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Notes from Previous Engagements

Designation of Syria for Temporary Protected Status

March 29, 2012  Secretary Napolitano announced that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) will be extended to eligible Syrian nationals as of March 29, 2012. ...
March 29, 2012 Designation of Syria for Temporary Protected Status
Secretary Napolitano announced that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) will be extended to eligible Syrian nationals as of March 29, 2012.
March 29, 2012 USCIS and American Immigration Lawyers' Association (AILA) Meeting
On March 29, 2012, USCIS hosted an engagement with AILA representatives. USCIS discussed issues related to the Preponderance of the Evidence Standard, L-1B Adjudications, AAO Issues, Stakeholder/Customer Service concerns, as well as other issues.
March 28, 2012 USCIS Citizenship and Integration Grant Program
The USCIS Office of Citizenship and Office of Public Engagement invited interested individuals to participate in a meeting on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern) regarding the Fiscal Year 2012 Citizenship and Integration Grant Program.
March 21, 2012 USCIS Field Operations - American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Meeting
On March 21, 2012, the USCIS Field Operations Division hosted an engagement with AILA representatives. USCIS discussed issues related to adjustment of status, marriage-based interviews, an NTA memo, as well as other issues. The information below provides a review of the questions solicited by AILA and the responses provided by USCIS.
March 20, 2012 Terrorist-Related Inadmissibility Grounds (TRIG) Stakeholder Engagement
The USCIS Terrorist-Related Inadmissibility Grounds (TRIG) Working Group hosted its quarterly stakeholder meeting on March 20, 2012 at 1:30 pm (EDT) in the RAIO Training Room at 20 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC. The purpose of this engagement was for USCIS to provide updates and statistics regarding the TRIG workload and for individual participants to raise TRIG-related questions and issues.
March 15, 2012 National Stakeholder Engagement on USCIS's 2012 Priorities
Alejandro Mayorkas, Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), conducted a national stakeholder engagement to discuss the agency's 2012 priorities on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. (EDT).
March 09, 2012 Form I-601 Centralized Lockbox Filing
USCIS conducted a teleconference on March 9, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. EST to discuss the transition to centralized Lockbox filing of Form I-601, Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility, filed by applicants outside the United States.
March 01, 2012 "Enlace" Public Engagement: Self Check
On March 1, 2011, at 3:30PM (EST), the USCIS Office of Public Engagement invited customers and stakeholders to participate our next "Enlace" on Self Check.
February 29, 2012 USCIS Service Center Operations Directorate (SCOPS) and American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Meeting
On February 29, 2012, the USCIS Service Center Operations Directorate (SCOPS) hosted an engagement with American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) representatives. USCIS discussed issues related to operations and adjudications. The information below provides a review of the questions solicited by AILA and the responses provided by USCIS.
February 22, 2012 Entrepreneurs in Residence Information Summit
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) launched the Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) initiative with an Information Summit focused on ensuring that the immigration pathways for foreign entrepreneurs are clear and consistent, and better reflect today's business realities.

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