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Archived from our former blog, The Beacon.

NBA Halftime Naturalization Ceremony: A Slam Dunk
Swearing in new U.S. citizensThe arena is packed with fans, the practice and hard work is done, the energy in the air is electric, and now it’s game time. A long, hard...
Welcoming New Americans Deep in the Heart of Texas
The White House Task Force on New Americans held its second White House Regional Convening on New Americans in Houston, Texas. Read the details on the White House blog...
Blog Post: Recap of USCIS Twitter Office Hours, February 9
On February 9, we held the sixth USCIS Twitter Office Hours to answer your questions about immigration benefits and other services that our agency provides. During this...
Celebrating Past Presidents and Their Immigrant Parents, Part III: Herbert Hoover
In this series of three blog posts celebrating Presidents Day, we honor three of our nation’s presidents who grew up with immigrant parents.The mother of the United...
Celebrating Past Presidents and Their Immigrant Parents, Part II: Woodrow Wilson
In this series of three blog posts celebrating Presidents Day, we honor three of our nation's presidents who grew up with immigrant parents.The mother of the United...
Celebrating Past Presidents and Their Immigrant Parents, Part I: Andrew Jackson
In this series of three blog posts celebrating Presidents Day, we honor three of our nation’s presidents who grew up with immigrant parents. The parents of the United...
Protect Your Employment Identity with Self Lock
Identify theft has been in the news a lot lately and E-Verify is working to protect you with advancements like our Self Lock service. Self Lock allows you to “lock” your...
The White House is Launching a Series of Events on New Americans
The White House has announced a series of “Regional Convenings on New Americans” to discuss strengthening and supporting local immigrant and refugee integration efforts...
Busting the Top Five Myths of Human Trafficking
Human trafficking - considered modern-day human slavery - is one of the worst crimes investigated by the Department of Homeland Security. Victims are often forced into...
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service - Make It a Day On, Not a Day Off
As we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we commemorate the great Dr. King for his dedication to public service and his commitment to this country. He dedicated his...

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