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USCIS will conduct system maintenance to the Contact Relationship Interface System (CRIS) on Thursday, April 15, at 11:50 p.m. through Friday, April 16, at 3:30 a.m. Eastern.
Senior U.S. District Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington today sentenced Elvis Harold Reyes (56, Brandon, Florida) to 20 years and 9 months in federal prison for mail fraud and aggravated identity theft in connection with a scheme where he posed as an immigration attorney and filed hundreds of fraudulent asylum applications.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced that F-1 students seeking optional practical training (OPT) can now file Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, online.

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