News Releases

All USCIS releases, searchable by topic and date.

Secretary Johnson Announces Process for DACA Renewal
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson today announced the process for individuals to renew enrollment in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
USCIS Provides Guidance Regarding CW-1 Extension
USCIS is providing guidance regarding the U.S. Department of Labor's announcement extending the CNMI-Only Transitional Worker (CW-1) program for five years.
Colorado Man Sentenced to More Than 10 Years in Prison for Human Trafficking and Other Crimes
Four Kenyan Nationals Sentenced in Marriage Fraud Conspiracy
Applications for the FY 2014 Citizenship and Integration Grant Program Due by May 16
Immigration Consultants Sentenced for Filing Bogus Asylum Applications
Temporary Protected Status Re-registration Period Extended for Haitian Nationals
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is extending the re-registration period for Haitian nationals who have already been granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and seek to maintain that status for an additional 18 months. USCIS will now accept re-registration applications through July 22, 2014,
USCIS Reaches FY 2015 H-1B Cap
USCIS received about 172,500 H-1B petitions during the filing period which began April 1, including petitions filed for the advanced degree exemption. On April 10, 2014, USCIS completed a computer-generated random selection process, or lottery, to select enough petitions to meet the 65,000 general-category cap and 20,000 cap under the advanced degree exemption.
USCIS Reaches FY 2015 H-1B Cap
USCIS announced today that it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year (FY) 2015. USCIS has also received more than the limit of 20,000 H-1B petitions filed under the U. S. advanced degree exemption.
USCIS Announces Citizenship and Integration Grant Opportunity
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is now accepting applications for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Citizenship and Integration Grant Program, which will provide up to $10 million in funding for citizenship preparation programs in communities across the country.