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Veteran and USCIS Asylum Officer Danny Phillips
Danny Phillips is currently an Asylum Officer with the USCIS Houston Asylum Office. The following was written by Danny and details his military service:The military is...
Honoring Veterans at USCIS: Seoul Field Office Director Ken Sherman
As we approach Veteran's Day, The Beacon will feature a number of posts honoring those who served. Today, we feature stories authored by two veterans working for USCIS....
New Certificate of Naturalization Debuts in Baltimore
This past Monday, USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas attended a naturalization ceremony at our Baltimore Field Office to announce the launch of a redesigned Certificate...
Customer Service Week: USCIS Making Progress and Looking to do More
The International Customer Association launched Customer Service Week in 1988 to recognize the importance of customer service and to honor people who provide the best...
88 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines Naturalized in Kandahar, Afghanistan
The air is heavy with dust in Kandahar. A thick layer coats everything in sight and casts an eerie haze over both the sun by day and street lights by night. When the day...
Two Citizenship Day Highlights
This past Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, USCIS made two important announcements that will positively impact prospective citizens. USCIS Announces Grant...
Constitution Week Naturalizations at National Parks
USCIS celebrated Citizenship Day, Constitution Day and Constitution Week by naturalizing citizenship candidates during special ceremonies held across the United States...
A Celebration of Citizenship
(As published in La Opinión. Also in Spanish) On September 17, 1787, delegates in Philadelphia signed our nation’s Constitution and indelibly committed us to the highest...
Five Answers to Common Questions on Changing Your Address
If you need to change your address with USCIS, the following five questions and answers should help you navigate the process a little more easily: 1. How soon after my...
This September - Honoring and Celebrating Citizenship
The United States honors Constitution Day and Citizenship Day each year on September 17. I can't think of a better opportunity to celebrate our newest citizens and the...
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