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This page lists all USCIS releases, searchable by topic and date. It also includes policy and procedure updates as well as late-breaking news about USCIS office closures and other emergencies. For material older than three years or that is no longer current, see our Archive News section.

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Expiring EB-4, EB-5 Programs Extended Through Dec. 9
On Sept. 29, President Obama signed into law H.R. 5325 - Continuing Appropriations and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017, and Zika Response and Preparedness Act. This Act extends the EB-5 Regional Center Program and EB-4 non-minister special immigrant program for certain religious workers until Dec. 9, 2016
Fiscal Year 2017 Cap Set for CNMI-Only Transitional Workers
In response to statutory requirements, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will allow up to 12,998 nonimmigrants in fiscal year (FY) 2017 for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)-Only Transitional Worker (CW-1) program.
USCIS Announces Fiscal Year 2016 Grant Recipients
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today awarded nearly $10 million in grants under two funding opportunities to 46 organizations that will help permanent residents prepare and apply for U.S. citizenship.
USCIS Seeks Comments on Proposed International Entrepreneur Rule
On Wednesday, August 31, USCIS published a notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register inviting public comment, for 45 days, on the proposed International Entrepreneur Rule. To submit a comment, follow the instructions in the notice.
USCIS Assists in $20 Million Visa Fraud Investigation
Couple pleads guilty in visa-for-sale scheme involving Indian workers