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Archived from our former blog, The Beacon.

Recap of USCIS Twitter Office Hours, January 12
On January 12, we held the fifth USCIS Twitter Office Hours to answer your questions about immigration benefits and other services that our agency provides. During this...
Happy New Year 2016!
Enjoy these New Year's wishes from U.S. citizens and permanent residents from around the world. Thanks to everyone who sent us videos!
From Health Scare to Happy Ending: District Director Reflects on a Special Naturalization Ceremony
(By Sarah Taylor, District Director for the Washington District. Photos by Stella Lane)Life is precious. As district director for the Washington District since 2008, I...
Celebrating Citizenship and the Bill of Rights with President Obama
Every day across America, we welcome new U.S. citizens into our ranks in naturalization ceremonies. Some are small events with just the candidate for naturalization, and...
The White House Blog: Keeping the American Dream Alive
Yesterday, The White House Blog published an article on the Task Force on New Americans, and the progress it has made in its first year of existence. The task force was...
Wish the World a Happy New Year!
Calling naturalized citizens and permanent residents!Join us in wishing the world a Happy New Year in 2016. It’s easy to participate:By Dec. 28, record a short video...
Recap of USCIS Twitter Office Hours, December 1
On December 1, we held the fourth USCIS Twitter Office Hours to answer your general questions about immigration benefits and other services. Below you can find all of...
Citizenship in Six
Back in September, we asked you to share what U.S. citizenship means to you in six words using the hashtag: #citizenship6. You responded in ways that touched us,...
Emma Has Arrived!
Do you have a question about citizenship, forms, or something else we do? Come to our website and meet Emma, our new virtual assistant!Emma is a computer-generated chat...
Adoptions from Asia: Our Twenty Years of Adventure and Love – By Judy Wheeler
November is National Adoption Month, and over the past three decades, Judy Wheeler of Roanoke, Virginia has raised 15 children, two biological and 13 adopted. Twelve of...

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