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Archived from our former blog, The Beacon.

Welcoming Communities Embrace and Integrate Immigrants: Sharing Best Practices from the Field
(By Assistant to the President and Director of the Domestic Policy Council Cecilia Muñoz and USCIS Director León Rodríguez. This blog post was originally posted on The...
USCIS Supports International Education
 USCIS plays a key role in helping the United States remain what the Institute of International Education calls "the destination of choice in higher education." So...
Summary of #AskDACA Twitter Town Hall on May 24
We held a Twitter Town Hall featuring #AskDACA on May 24 to answer your questions about DACA and other immigration benefits and services. Below are many common questions...
USCIS Awarded for Clear, User-Friendly Web Content
By Kathryn Catania, chief, Plain Language and Content Division, Office of Communications, USCISImmigration law can be complex.  That’s why we are working hard to make...
Building Welcoming Communities Across Michigan
The Task Force on New Americans, which President Obama created in 2014 to promote citizenship and the successful integration of immigrants and refugees into local...
Young Musical Star Paola Guanche Nuviola Becomes a U.S. Citizen
(By Ana E. Santiago, USCIS Public Affairs Officer)Paola Guanche Nuviola is no stranger to the stage. Her father, Orlando Guanche, is a well-known Cuban musician. So is...
Public Service Recognition Week, Part IV: How ‘I Will Be Right Behind You’ Means Reuniting 12 Years Later for This Budget Analyst
In this series of four blog posts celebrating Public Service Recognition Week, we honor the dedication of USCIS employees who fulfill the USCIS mission of securing...
Public Service Recognition Week, Part III: A Refugee Officer's Story: 'Countless Narratives of Suffering and Loss'
In this series of four blog posts celebrating Public Service Recognition Week, we honor the dedication of USCIS employees who fulfill the USCIS mission of securing...
Public Service Recognition Week, Part II: Texas Officer: How a Small Gesture Translated Into a New Career
In this series of four blog posts celebrating Public Service Recognition Week, we honor the dedication of USCIS employees who fulfill the USCIS mission of securing...
Public Service Recognition Week, Part I: For This Political Refugee, U.S. Was Land of the Free, Home of the Berries
In this series of four blog posts celebrating Public Service Recognition Week, we honor the dedication of USCIS employees who fulfill the USCIS mission of securing...

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