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DHS Announces Temporary Protected Status Designation for Yemen
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson announced his decision to designate Yemen for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months due to the ongoing armed conflict within the country.
تعلن إدارة الأمن الوطني تخصيص Status حماية مؤقتة
USCIS Launches Spanish-Language myE-Verify and Expands Services
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced the launch of a Spanish-language myE-Verify, plus the addition of Case Tracker and Case History services to the English and Spanish myE-Verify websites. myE-Verify is a one-stop shop for employees and job seekers to access features for identity protection in E-Verify and visibility into the E-Verify process.
Temporary Protected Status Extended for Haiti
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has extended Haiti’s designation for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for an additional 18 months. The extended designation is effective Jan. 23, 2016, through July 22, 2017.
Pwolongasyon Estati Pwoteksyon Tanporè (TPS) pou Ayiti
Sekretè Sekirite Enteryè Jeh Johnson pwolonje nominasyon Ayiti pou Stati Pwoteksyon Tanporè (Temporary Protected Status, TPS) pou yon lòt 18 mwa. Pwolongasyon nominasyon an ap anvigè ant 23 janvye 2016 ak 22 jiyè 2017.
Hearing on Oversight of the Administration’s Misdirected Immigration Enforcement Policies: Examining the Impact on Public Safety and Honoring the Victims before the Senate Committee on Judiciary on July 2015 by USCIS Director Leon Rodriguez
Concord resident sentenced to six months in custody for fabricating and submitting fraudulent asylum applications
Buyantod Thomas was sentenced on July 9, 2015, to six months in prison, for aiding and abetting the submission of fraudulent asylum applications at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) San Francisco Asylum Office, announced United States Attorney Melinda Haag and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Acting Special Agent in Charge Tatum King.
The 2014 Humanitarian Crisis at our Border: A Review of the Government's Response to Unaccompanied Minors One Year Later before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security on July 2015 by Associate Director Joseph E. Langlois
USCIS Launches Citizenship Public Awareness Initiative
USCIS released a series of promotional materials today as part of the Citizenship Public Education and Awareness Initiative.
USCIS Efforts in Jacksonville Lead to Indictment for Marriage Fraud
The efforts of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) led to the indictment charging Jacksonville residents Mark Laurence Barlaan, Winnie Rabaya Barlaan, Mary Helen Amaba Barlaan, and Peter Laforteza Barlaan with marriage fraud, immigration document fraud, lying to a federal agency, and conspiracy to commit those crimes.

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