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July 19, 2018 Tools Outage USCIS will conduct system maintenance on Thursday, July 19, 2018, from 9 p.m. until 11:59 p.m. (Eastern). 48057
July 17, 2018 Attorneys and Accredited Representatives Can Now File Form N-565 Online If you are an attorney or accredited representative, you can now file Form N-565, Application for Replacement Naturalization/Citizenship Document for your clients using your myUSCIS online account. 67536
July 13, 2018 USCIS Updates Policy Guidance for Certain Requests for Evidence and Notices of Intent to Deny 67515
July 5, 2018 USCIS Updates Notice to Appear Policy Guidance to Support DHS Enforcement Priorities We issued updated guidance today that aligns our policy for issuing Form I-862, Notice to Appear, with the immigration enforcement priorities of the Department of Homeland Security. 67455
June 28, 2018 Celebrating Independence Day 2018 with Naturalization Ceremonies On July 4, we celebrate our nation’s 242nd birthday and the day the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence in 1776. 67360
June 28, 2018 USCIS to Celebrate Independence Day by Welcoming 14,000 New Citizens This year, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate the 242nd anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, and our nation’s birthday, by welcoming more than 14,000 new citizens in nearly 175 naturalization ceremonies between June 28 and July 10. 67372
June 21, 2018 USCIS to Recall 800 Incorrectly Printed Employment Authorization Documents On June 21, 2018, USCIS will begin recalling approximately 800 Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) that were issued in conjunction with Form I-589, Application for Asylum and for Withholding of Removal, which were granted by USCIS asylum officers. The cards contain a production error that transposed the first and last names of the individuals receiving the EADs. These cards were mailed to recipients in April and May 2018. 67237
June 18, 2018 New Data Shows Criminal Arrest Histories of DACA Requestors USCIS released new data regarding arrests and apprehensions among the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) requestor population. The data contains both criminal and civil information of those approved and denied under DACA.  67174
June 15, 2018 USCIS Efforts Lead to Prison Sentence for Fremont Business Owner over Role in Visa Fraud Conspiracy and Other Crimes Thanks to the efforts of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Venkat Guntipally was sentenced to 30 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to commit several crimes including visa fraud, obstruction of justice, use of false documents and mail fraud.   67135
June 13, 2018 Form I-751 Data Entry Delay at California Service Center USCIS’ California Service Center (CSC) is experiencing a delay in initial data entry for Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence. Since initial data entry has to be completed before a receipt notice can be issued, some petitioners and their dependents may experience a delay in receiving a receipt notice for a Form I-751 submitted to the CSC. 67110


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