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USCIS Celebrates Veterans Day with Naturalization Ceremonies
On Nov. 11, we will celebrate Veterans Day to honor past and present members of the United States Armed Forces for their dedication to serving our country and defending our freedoms.
Temporary Protected Status Extended for Somalis
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Rand Beers has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Somalia for an additional 18 months, effective March 18, 2014, through Sept. 17, 2015.
USCIS Launches Redesigned USCIS.GOV Website
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced the launch of the agency’s redesigned website available in both English and Spanish. The redesigned website provides customers with a simplified and more user-friendly experience.
Investor Alert - Investment Scams Exploit Immigrant Investor Program
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services are jointly issuing this Investor Alert to warn individual investors about fraudulent investment scams that exploit the Immigrant Investor Program, also known as “EB-5.”
Fiscal Year 2014 Limit Set for CNMI-Only Transitional Workers
USCIS Efforts in Florida Lead to Successful sentencing of Fake Immigration Attorney
The efforts of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services led to the successful sentencing of a Tampa-area woman on September 18 to six months confinement, six months home detention and three years of probation for falsely using official seals of the United States
USCIS Announces Fiscal Year 2013 Grant Recipients on Constitution Day and Citizenship Day
Nearly $9.9 Million in Funding to Support Citizenship Preparation Programs in 21 States
USCIS to Welcome More Than 18,000 New Citizens During Annual Constitution Day and Citizenship Day Celebration
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will welcome more than 18,000 new citizens during more than 180 naturalization ceremonies from Sept. 16 to Sept. 23 in honor of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. Museums, historic libraries, government landmarks and national park sites will provide the backdrop for this week-long celebration of citizenship and the achievements of our newest citizens.
USCIS Celebrates Constitution Day and Citizenship Day with Special Naturalization Ceremonies
On September 17, we will celebrate Constitution Day and Citizenship Day to commemorate the signing of the United States Constitution in 1787.