James McCament is the Chief of the USCIS Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA).
OLA supports USCIS by maintaining effective relationships with Congress through:
Prompt responses to constituent concerns,
Proactive outreach on issues of interest, and
Ongoing educational activities for Members and staff.
These initiatives enhance the integrity of the immigration process and promote the development of sound immigration legislation, policy and practices.
OLA is divided into three branches: Legislative, National Coordination, and Operations.
The Legislative Branch
Informs Congress of USCIS mission, priorities, and policies
Provides information to Congress when legislation is being debated, particularly the implications of proposed legislation on agency operations
Coordinates USCIS comments on proposed legislation, facilitates Congressional hearings and meetings for USCIS, and tracks legislation for USCIS leadership
The National Coordination Branch
The Operations Branch
Assists Members of Congress and staff in identifying, explaining, and resolving constituent inquiries regarding individual cases, institutional problems, or policy issues affecting USCIS customers
Responds to all Congressional casework inquiries
You can reach OLA by phone or fax. Phone: 202-272-1940. Fax: 202-272-1955.