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Archive Blog

Archived from our former blog, The Beacon.

A More Perfect Union — Building Welcoming Communities Campaign to Strengthen Immigration Integration
(This blog post was originally posted on The White House Blog. Written by USCIS Director León Rodríguez and Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of...
A Salute to Three Proud Filipino WWII Veterans
Chief of Staff Juliet K. Choi visited the USCIS team in Manila on Sept. 11 and had the opportunity to meet with three Filipino World War II veterans.Cesario Mauro served...
Promoting Citizenship in Dallas and DC
If you are eligible to naturalize, you should seriously consider applying for citizenship. USCIS Director León Rodríguez just took that message to Dallas, where he saw...
Take the Challenge: Share What Citizenship Means to You in Six Words
Is it possible to capture hope, a feeling, or a story in six words? The idea of very short stories began in the 1900s, but has begun to take off on various social...
For This Dominican, a Reward of Military Service: U.S. Citizenship
Ramon Melocarela has shown a spirit of perseverance, loyalty and optimism all along his journey from his native Dominican Republic to U.S. citizenship to recognition as...
Checking Your Case Status Online
Frequently, our customers ask us how to verify their case status.  It is a very simple process. You can verify your case status online from your home or office, even...
#AskUSCIS During our First Twitter Office Hours
We’re always working on new and different ways to help you. One idea is Twitter office hours, which is set to launch Sept. 1 from 3-4 p.m. (Eastern). During Twitter...
A Centenarian and a New U.S. Citizen
(This post was originally posted on the Homeland Security blog.)In a special ceremony at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) field office in Miami,...
Reporter Juan Carlos Gutierrez Shares His Best Story
Updated July 2016: Congratulations to Juan Carlos Gutiérrez for sharing his immigration story with viewers and receiving an Emmy. We are honored that he collaborated...
USCIS Recognized for Language Access Outreach
USCIS has long recognized the need to ensure that our customers have meaningful access to our services, regardless of their language ability.  We are proud to be a...

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