USCIS, FBI Eliminate National Name Check Backlog
USCIS Meets Another Milestone in Eliminating FBI Name Check Backlogs
Name Checks Pending More Than Six Months Now Completed
USCIS Updates Projected Naturalization Case Processing Time
Agency To Complete 36-percent More Naturalization Cases Than Last Year
USCIS and FBI Release Joint Plan to Eliminate Backlog of FBI Name Checks
Partnership Establishes Series of Milestones To Complete Checks
USCIS to Review Immigration Cases that Could Benefit From Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2008
Agency will hold cases and also look at denials or referrals on or after Dec. 26, 2007
Questions and Answers: Background Check Policy Update
Questions and Answers: FBI Name Check Policy (39KB PDF)
Fact Sheet: USCIS Implements Authority to Exempt Certain Persons Who Provided Material Support Under Duress to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) (30KB PDF)
Fact Sheet: Expanded Special Immigrant Status for Afghan and Iraqi Translators and Interpreters (42KB PDF)
Suspected Murderer, Convicted Rapist and Narcotics Violator Arrested in Florida (27KB PDF)
USCIS El Paso District Assists in Arrest of A Convicted Felon (25KB PDF)
USCIS San Diego District Assists in Arrest of Wanted Person (27KB PDF)
USCIS Boston Assists in Arrest of Man Wanted on Drug Charges (27KB PDF)
A man was taken into custody today after officers from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) uncovered an outstanding warrant for his arrest on charges of selling cocaine.
Fact Sheet: Immigration Security Checks - How and Why the Process Works (42KB PDF)
All applicants for a U.S. immigration benefit are subject to criminal and national security background checks to ensure they are eligible for that benefit. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the Federal agency that oversees immigration benefits, performs checks on every applicant, regardless of ethnicity, national origin or religion.
USCIS Formally Establishes National Security and Records Verification Directorate (28KB PDF)
Sharpening the focus on national security priorities, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Emilio T. Gonzalez has established a new operational Directorate, National Security and Records Verification.