Electronic Reading Room

The USCIS Electronic Reading Room provides access to information identified under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). We will update the Electronic Reading Room when documents are requested 3 or more times, or when we proactively identify documents likely requested for release.

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The PDFs from this section of our website may not be fully accessible under Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. If you need assistance, call 800-375-5283 or send a request to FOIAPAQuestions@uscis.dhs.gov with the subject line "FOIA Disability Accommodations." Please include your name, phone number and the document you need to access. A representative from our office will contact you to address your needs.

USCIS Offices Resume In-Person Services Power Point (PDF, 634 KB)
On June 18, 2020, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Public Engagement Division (PED) held a stakeholder engagement to discuss the reopening of USCIS offices to the public and the agency’s resumption of in-person services.
USCIS Offices Resume In-Person Services Engagement (PDF, 183 KB)
On June 18, 2020, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Public Engagement Division (PED) held a stakeholder engagement to discuss the reopening of USCIS offices to the public and the agency’s resumption of in-person services.
Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status for December 2019 - April 17, 2020 (PDF, 493 KB)
LRIF Application Receipt Numbers
Form I-912, Request for Fee Waiver Data FY 2017-2019 (PDF, 86 KB)
All Approvals, Denials, Completions, Approval Rate and Denial Rate
47QTCK18D0060 (PDF, 13.92 MB)
CRGT Inc, National Area and Transnational IT Operations and Next-Generation Support (NATIONS)
Annual Report on Immigration Applications and Petitions Made by Victims of Abuse - Fiscal Year 2019 (PDF, 4.17 MB)
Contents include Legislative Language, Data Report, and USCIS Actions to Reduce Adjudication and Processing Times
About SAVE
Overview of the H-1B Electronic Registration Process - A Webinar for Attorneys and Representatives (PDF, 10.67 MB)
Instructional presentation of the new H-1B electronic registration process in myUSCIS (for attorneys and representatives) hosted by USCIS on Feb. 11, 2020. This presentation provides information to attorneys and legal representatives who are completing the H-1B electronic registration on behalf of clients. It also provides clients with instructions on how to create an account in myUSCIS and review and approve the H-1B electronic registration and G-28 created by the attorney/legal representative.
Overview of the H-1B Electronic Registration Process - A Webinar for Registrants (PDF, 5.69 MB)
Instructional presentation of the new H-1B electronic registration process in myUSCIS (for registrants) hosted by USCIS on Feb. 6, 2020. This presentation provides information to companies and organizations who are completing the H-1B electronic registration process without formal representation by an attorney or accredited representative.
Report on the Secretary’s Application of the Discretionary Authority Contained in Section 212(d)(3)(B)(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (PDF, 1.89 MB)
Annual Report to Congress Fiscal Year 2019
GS-35F-404DA (PDF, 875 KB)
Solution Technology Systems, Inc Biometrics Development, Security, and Operations (BDSO)
USCIS Response to the CIS Ombudsman 2019 Annual Report to Congress (PDF, 7.04 MB)
E-Verify Data on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Beneficiaries (PDF, 242 KB)
This data shows the totals and monthly breakdowns for calendar years 2016 through 2020 YTD.
Optional Practical Training (PDF, 247 KB)
USCIS Responses to Questions from the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.
Optional Practical Training - additional data (PDF, 189 KB)
USCIS Responses to Questions from the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.
GS-35F-0534W (PDF, 8.88 MB)
Attain, LLC Modernized DevSecOps and Analytics Services II (MDAS II)
Reading and Using Case Law (RAIO Lesson Plan) (PDF, 501 KB)
International Human Rights Law (RAIO Lesson Plan) (PDF, 560 KB)
Nexus (minus PSG) LP (RAIO) (PDF, 766 KB)
Sources of Authority LP (RAIO) (PDF, 417 KB)
Childrens Claims LP (RAIO) (PDF, 1.35 MB)
This module provides guidelines for adjudicating children’s claims. Issues addressed include guidelines for child-sensitive interview techniques and considerations for the legal analysis of claims involving child applicants. While the legal analysis sections specifically address refugee and asylum claims, other sections, including those that address child development and procedural issues, are relevant to claims made by children for other immigration benefits.
Core Values and Guiding Principles for RAIO Employees LP (RAIO) (PDF, 370 KB)
This module provides an overview of the RAIO Directorate, its structure, mission, core values, and guiding principles.
COI LP (RAIO) (PDF, 489 KB)
This module provides guidelines on the use of Country of Origin Information (COI) in adjudicating immigration benefits, petitions, protection determinations, and other immigration-related requests. Through demonstrations and computer-based practical exercises, you will gain experience in conducting COI research on the Intranet and Internet for use in adjudications.
CrossCultural Communication LP (RAIO) (PDF, 430 KB)
Through interactive communication exercises, this module describes how cultural differences may create barriers to effective communication and provides techniques for recognizing and overcoming those barriers.
Decision Making LP (RAIO) (PDF, 513 KB)
This module describes the general factual, legal and analytical considerations involved in constructing legally sufficient decisions.
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