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DHS Enhances Opportunities for H-1B1, E-3, CW-1 Nonimmigrants and Certain EB-1 Immigrants, Final Rule Posted
USCIS Launches Virtual Assistant - Emma Gives Customers Another Option for Finding Answers
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services launched a virtual assistant named “Emma” today on, allowing customers to quickly find accurate information. She answers questions in plain English and navigates users to relevant USCIS web pages.
USCIS Offers Civics Practice Test in Spanish
Online Test Joins English Version to Expand Resources for Aspiring Citizens
Celebrating Veterans Day with Naturalization Ceremonies
Hearing on “Examining the Syrian Humanitarian Crisis from the Ground (Part II)” before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on October 2015 by USCIS Director Leon Rodriguez
Fiscal Year 2016 Limit Set for CNMI-Only Transitional Workers
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will allow up to 12,999 nonimmigrants in fiscal year (FY) 2016 for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)-Only Transitional Worker (CW-1) program. DHS published the notice in today’s Federal Register.
Hearing on “Refugee Admissions, Fiscal Year 2016” before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary on October 1, 2015 by Chief of Refugee Affairs Division Barbara L Strack and Acting Associate Director Matthew D. Emrich
USCIS Expands Efforts to Highlight Citizenship and Immigrant Integration
On Nov. 20, 2014, as part of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson issued a memorandum directing U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to explore options to promote and increase access to naturalization
USCIS to Welcome More Than 36,000 Citizens During Annual Constitution Day and Citizenship Day Celebrations
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is launching new efforts to highlight U.S. citizenship and immigrant civic integration to celebrate Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. These initiatives will also improve customer service and support aspiring citizens on their path to naturalization.
Celebrating Constitution Day and Citizenship Day with Naturalization Ceremonies
On Sept. 17, the nation observes Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, as part of Constitution Week. The commemoration honors both the signing of the Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787, and an observance that began in 1940 as “I Am an American Day.”