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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Processing delays in Nevada - Senator Cortez Masto (PDF, 1.07 MB)
Correspondence regarding process processing delays in Nevada, specifically the I-485 and N-400.
Naturalization - Representative Neguse (PDF, 1.29 MB)
Correspondence regarding bar to naturalization for legal permanent residents who have been employed in the legal cannabis industry.
TPS - Venezuela - Senator Diaz (PDF, 1.20 MB)
Correspondence requesting designation and extension of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status.
TPS - Venezuela - Representative Mucarsel-Powell (PDF, 1.01 MB)
Correspondence requesting the designation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status.
Processing Delays - Senator Tillis (PDF, 1.38 MB)
Correspondence regarding processing delays in applications and petitions generally, as well as employment authorizations specifically.
International Adoption - Senator Klobuchar (PDF, 321 KB)
Correspondence regarding the closure of USCIS international offices and the transfer of responsibility of intercountry adoptions to Department of State.
Processing Delays - Representative Olson (PDF, 1.13 MB)
Correspondence regarding processing delays in the Houston area.
U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) - Representative Blumenauer (PDF, 1.10 MB)
Correspondence regarding the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program and the Direct Access Program.
DACA - Senator Harris (PDF, 23.16 MB)
Correspondence regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and advanced parole.
EB-5 program - Chairman Grassley (PDF, 626 KB)
Correspondence regarding the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization rule (RIN 1615-AC07).
Processing Delays - Representative Garcia (PDF, 1.74 MB)
Correspondence regarding the growth in processing delays, statistics from FY 14 through FY 18, and steps to reduce and eliminate the backlog.
USCIS-DOS National Immigration and Consular Affairs Conference for Congressional Staff (PDF, 131 KB)
Closing remarks from Director Cissna at the USCIS-DOS National Immigration and Consular Affairs Conference on March 15, 2019.
Asylum for unaccompanied children - Senator Feinstein (PDF, 647 KB)
Advance Parole for DACA recipients - Representative Lowenthal (PDF, 643 KB)
H-2B visa program for Mariana Islands employers - Representative Sablan (PDF, 1.13 MB)
New England Center for Business Development - Senator Collins (PDF, 680 KB)
Unlawful presence - Senator Murray (PDF, 1.06 MB)
CNMI Parole - Representative Sablan (PDF, 779 KB)
DACA, Veterans, and Social Security - Representative O Halleran (PDF, 1.52 MB)
TPS El Salvador - Senator Ernst (PDF, 2.59 MB)
Total number of current I-821 Temporary Protected Status (TPS) individuals as of November 29, 2018 (XLSX, 23 KB)
This report presents the total number of current I-821 Temporary Protected Status (TPS) individuals, excluding those who became United States citizens, listed by country of designation and by the beneficiaries' state as of November 29, 2018.
U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) screening - Representative Hunter (PDF, 2.88 MB)
TPS El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Haiti, Sudan and Nepal - Representative Coffman (PDF, 999 KB)
O Visa Program - Chairman Grassley (PDF, 926 KB)
H-2B 2018 Visa cap - Representative Rothfus 10-16-18 (PDF, 748 KB)