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Another Rewarding Day at the Office
(By Anita Rios Moore, Public Affairs Officer, USCIS Northeast Region)My work at USCIS allows me to attend countless naturalization ceremonies and witness hundreds of ...
USCIS Celebrates Immigrant Medal of Honor Recipients
March 25 is National Medal of Honor Day, a date set aside each year to pay tribute to the recipients of our nation’s highest award for valor. Since the first Medals of...
Introducing "E-Verify Self Check," An Online Tool That Allows Workers to Check Their Own Employment Eligibility Status
(Posted by Alejandro Mayorkas, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director)Today I am proud to announce the launch of E-Verify Self Check. E-Verify is a smart,...
My Journey to Afghanistan to Naturalize Members of the U.S. Armed Forces
 By Leah Van Wilgen, USCIS Bangkok Field Office DirectorI may never be able to truly depict what I felt during this temporary duty assignment to naturalize members...
An Exceptional Day with Newly Naturalized Navy Recruits
 I’m Ruth Dorochoff, USCIS Chicago District Director. After spending the last 5 months at the USCIS office in Tampa, Florida, I’m back in Chicago. And...
E-mail Scam: Avoid Green Card Lottery Fraud
(en español/Spanish version)Have you or someone you know recently received an e-mail claiming you’ve won the Green Card lottery and asking you to send or wire money? Don...
Fraude por correo electrónico: Evite las estafas en la Lotería de Visas
(en inglés/English version)¿Se ha visto usted o alguien que conoce en la situación de haber recibido un correo electrónico mediante el cual le notifican que ha ganado la...
USCIS naturalizes 98 service members in Kandahar, Afghanistan
 Three officers from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) district office in Bangkok, Thailand, traveled to Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan to...
Gerda Weissmann Klein: An Outstanding American By Choice
Posted by Alejandro MayorkasOn February 15, 2011, in recognition of her life’s work, President Obama awarded Gerda Weissmann Klein the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the...
"Enlaces" Public Engagement in Spanish: How Things are Going
On Jan. 29, the Washington District Office hosted the third in a series of quarterly national public engagements in Spanish. These public engagements, called “Enlaces,”...
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