Authorizing Deferred Enforced Departure for Palestinians

On Feb. 14, 2024, President Biden issued a Memorandum to the Secretary of Homeland Security authorizing Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) and employment authorization for 18 months for eligible Palestinians.

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Completing an Unprecedented 10 Million Immigration Cases in Fiscal Year 2023, USCIS Reduced Its Backlog for the First Time in Over a Decade

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is releasing end of fiscal year (FY) 2023 data that illustrates the agency’s progress in meeting its strategic priorities.

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USCIS Issues Final Rule to Adjust Certain Immigration and Naturalization Fees

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services published a final rule to adjust certain immigration and naturalization benefit request fees for the first time since 2016. 

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Information for Individuals Impacted by the Israel-Hamas Conflict

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services reminds the public that the United States offers immigration and related services that may help people affected by emergencies and unforeseen circumstances, including the Israel-Hamas conflict. 

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Processes for Cubans, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Venezuelans

DHS has implemented processes through which nationals of Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Venezuela, and their qualifying immediate family members, may request to come to the United States in a safe and orderly way.

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Afghan Related Information

Afghan parolees who received the Afghan Parole Information sheet from Customs and Border Protection and did not to go to the government-run locations where vaccination services are provided must attest to their vaccination status.

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Uniting for Ukraine

Uniting for Ukraine provides a pathway for displaced Ukrainian citizens and their immediate family members who are outside the United States to come to the United States and stay temporarily for a two-year period of parole.

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Immigration Relief for those Impacted by Unforeseen Circumstances

Have you been affected by unforeseen circumstances, such as natural catastrophes, severe illness, or a conflict abroad? USCIS has resources to help.

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