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Archived from our former blog, The Beacon.

Your Feedback Wanted: Check Our "Interim Guidance for Comment" Page
In ongoing efforts to increase transparency, USCIS launched the Interim Guidance for Comment page this past August 20th.Memoranda located under the “Interim Guidance for...
Children's Art Project: Two Extra Weeks to Submit Artwork
 This past June, Director Mayorkas introduced the "We Are America" National Children’s Art Project in collaboration with...
Five Sailors Become Citizens Under Navy's First "Naturalization at Basic Training" Ceremony
Five sailors became U.S. citizens during the first naturalization at a Navy basic training graduation ceremony in Great Lakes, Illinois on Friday, July 23. Over 1,000...
USCIS Customer Service Enhancements
Starting this week, USCIS is launching four new online features to give you more accessibility to your case information. The new tools include:Online Inquiry Tool for...
The Blue Campaign to Combat Human Trafficking
You may have seen the press release on our web page regarding the “Blue Campaign to Combat Human Trafficking.” There is also a blog post on the DHS “Leadership Journal”...
Be Sure to Have Your Say on the Proposed Fee Rule
As we announced on the USCIS website recently, the comment period for the proposed rule to adjust fees for immigration benefit applications and petitions ends July 26,...
TPS Haiti Registration Period Extended Six Months
We've got another major TPS announcement. The registration period for TPS Haiti has been extended six additional months, until January 18, 2011. Check our site for more...
TPS El Salvador Extended 18 Months
Just a reminder to our readers: The Department of Homeland Security will extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to eligible nationals of El Salvador and people having...
'City of Brotherly Love' Hosts Special Citizenship Ceremonies for Independence Day
On July 1, 26 new citizens from 19 countries joined the American family after taking the Oath of Allegiance from USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas in Independence...
Samantha Eddleman: "You Enlist a Marine - You Reenlist a Family"
In 1991, Samantha Eddleman, originally from Great Britain, was working as a nanny for two naval officers in Hawaii when she met James, a newly enlisted United States...
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