Media Contacts

USCIS has spokespersons in Washington, D.C. and throughout the country to respond to media inquiries.

Please note, the numbers listed below are for members of the media only. For non-media calls, such as general inquiries, please call the USCIS Contact Center at 800-375-5283.

National Issues

Headquarters Press Office: 202-272-1200 or media@uscis.dhs.gov.
Includes local Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia
After business hours (EST): media@uscis.dhs.gov. Please include your name, affiliation, phone number, and detailed request.

USCIS Public Affairs Officers by State

Alabama

Pamela Wilson, PAO
pamela.g.wilson@uscis.dhs.gov  
770-508-1611
@USCISMediaGA
Base: Atlanta, GA

Alaska 

Sharon Rummery, PAO
Sharon.Rummery@uscis.dhs.gov                  
415-248-8873
@USCISMediaSF
Base: San Francisco, CA

Arizona 

Maria Elena Upson, PAO
Meg.Upson@uscis.dhs.gov
602-462-2503
@USCISMediaAZ
Base: Phoenix, AZ   

Arkansas 

Sharon Scheidhauer, PAO
sharon.e.scheidhauer@uscis.dhs.gov
407-237-8837
@USCISMediaFLA
Base: Orlando, FL

California 

Los Angeles and Central Coast
Claire Nicholson, PAO
Claire.K.Nicholson@uscis.dhs.gov
213-830-3835
@USCISMediaLA
Base: Los Angeles, CA

Northern California and Central Coast/Valley
Sharon Rummery, PAO
Sharon.Rummery@uscis.dhs.gov                  
415-248-8873
@USCISMediaSF
Base: San Francisco, CA

San Diego
Maria Elena Upson, PAO
Meg.Upson@uscis.dhs.gov
602-462-2503
@USCISMediaAZ
Base: Phoenix, AZ  

Colorado 

Debbie Cannon, PAO
Debbie.d.cannon@uscis.dhs.gov
720-852-6917
@USCISMediaColo
Base: Denver, CO

Connecticut

Anita Rios Moore, PAO
anita.r.moore@uscis.dhs.gov
802-660-5029
@USCISMediaVT
Base: Burlington, VT  

Delaware 

Jane Cowley, PAO
jane.m.cowley@uscis.dhs.gov  
267-292-6854
@USCISMediaPA
Base: Philadelphia, PA

Florida 

Northern
Sharon Scheidhauer, PAO
sharon.e.scheidhauer@uscis.dhs.gov
407-237-8837
@USCISMediaFLA
Base: Orlando, FL

Panhandle Area
Pamela Wilson, PAO
pamela.g.wilson@uscis.dhs.gov  
770-508-1611
@USCISMediaGA
Base: Atlanta, GA

Southern
Ana Santiago, PAO
ana.e.santiago@uscis.dhs.gov
305-383-4715
@USCISMediaMiami
Base: Miami, FL

Georgia

Pamela Wilson, PAO
pamela.g.wilson@uscis.dhs.gov  
(770) 508-1611
@USCISMediaGA
Base: Atlanta, GA

Guam

Claire Nicholson, PAO
Claire.K.Nicholson@uscis.dhs.gov
213-830-3835
@USCISMediaLA
Base: Los Angeles, CA

Hawaii 

Claire Nicholson, PAO
Claire.K.Nicholson@uscis.dhs.gov
213-830-3835
@USCISMediaLA
Base: Los Angeles, CA

Idaho

Debbie Cannon, PAO
Debbie.d.cannon@uscis.dhs.gov
720-852-6917
@USCISMediaColo
Base: Denver, CO

Northern
Patricia Ryan, PAO
Patricia.e.ryan@uscis.dhs.gov
206-965-4451
@USCISMediaPNW
Base: Seattle, WA

Illinois

North
Genevieve Billia, PAO
genevieve.v.billia@uscis.dhs.gov 
312-239-5704
Base: Chicago, IL

South
Sharon Rummery, PAO
Sharon.Rummery@uscis.dhs.gov                  
415-248-8873
@USCISMediaSF
Base: San Francisco, CA

Indiana

Jane Cowley, PAO
jane.m.cowley@uscis.dhs.gov  
267-292-6854
@USCISMediaPA
Base: Philadelphia, PA

Northwest
Genevieve Billia, PAO
genevieve.v.billia@uscis.dhs.gov 
312-239-5704
Base: Chicago, IL

Iowa

Sharon Rummery, PAO
Sharon.Rummery@uscis.dhs.gov                  
415-248-8873
@USCISMediaSF
Base: San Francisco, CA

Kansas

Sharon Rummery, PAO
Sharon.Rummery@uscis.dhs.gov                  
415-248-8873
@USCISMediaSF
Base: San Francisco, CA

Kentucky 

Jane Cowley, PAO
jane.m.cowley@uscis.dhs.gov  
267-292-6854
@USCISMediaPA
Base: Philadelphia, PA

Louisiana

Sharon Scheidhauer, PAO
sharon.e.scheidhauer@uscis.dhs.gov
407-237-8837
@USCISMediaFLA
Base: Orlando, FL

Maine

Paula Grenier, PAO
paula.m.grenier@uscis.dhs.gov
617-565-9410
@USCISMediaBOS
Base: Boston, MA

Maryland

Jim McKinney, PAO
James.r.mckinney@uscis.dhs.gov
202-272-1299
@USCISMediaVA
Base: Washington, DC

Massachusetts

Paula Grenier, PAO
paula.m.grenier@uscis.dhs.gov
617-565-9410
@USCISMediaBOS
Base: Boston, MA

Michigan

Genevieve Billia, PAO
genevieve.v.billia@uscis.dhs.gov 
312-239-5704
Base: Chicago, IL

Minnesota

Sharon Rummery, PAO
Sharon.Rummery@uscis.dhs.gov                  
415-248-8873
@USCISMediaSF
Base: San Francisco, CA

Mississippi

Sharon Scheidhauer, PAO
sharon.e.scheidhauer@uscis.dhs.gov
407-237-8837
@USCISMediaFLA
Base: Orlando, FL

Missouri

Sharon Rummery, PAO
Sharon.Rummery@uscis.dhs.gov                  
415-248-8873
@USCISMediaSF
Base: San Francisco, CA

Montana

Debbie Cannon, PAO
Debbie.d.cannon@uscis.dhs.gov
720-852-6917
@USCISMediaColo
Base: Denver, CO

Nebraska

Sharon Rummery, PAO
Sharon.Rummery@uscis.dhs.gov                  
415-248-8873
@USCISMediaSF
Base: San Francisco, CA

Nevada

Maria Elena Upson, PAO
Meg.Upson@uscis.dhs.gov
602-462-2503
@USCISMediaAZ
Base: Phoenix, AZ  

New Hampshire

Paula Grenier, PAO
paula.m.grenier@uscis.dhs.gov
617-565-9410
@USCISMediaBOS
Base: Boston, MA

New Jersey

Northern
Katie Tichacek Kaplan, PAO
Katherine.tichacek@uscis.dhs.gov
212-264-5098
@USCISMediaNYNJ
Base: New York, NY

Southern
Jane Cowley, PAO
jane.m.cowley@uscis.dhs.gov  
267-292-6854
@USCISMediaPA
Base: Philadelphia, PA

New Mexico

Arwen FitzGerald, PAO
Arwen.fitzgerald@uscis.dhs.gov
210-564-3662 office
@USCISMediaTX
Base: San Antonio, TX

New York

Northern
Anita Rios Moore, PAO
anita.r.moore@uscis.dhs.gov
802-660-5029
@USCISMediaVT
Base: Burlington, VT  

Southern
Katie Tichacek Kaplan, PAO
Katherine.tichacek@uscis.dhs.gov
212-264-5098
@USCISMediaNYNJ
Base: New York, NY

North Carolina

Pamela Wilson, PAO
pamela.g.wilson@uscis.dhs.gov  
770-508-1611
@USCISMediaGA
Base: Atlanta, GA

North Dakota

Sharon Rummery, PAO
Sharon.Rummery@uscis.dhs.gov                  
415-248-8873
@USCISMediaSF
Base: San Francisco, CA

Ohio

Jane Cowley, PAO
jane.m.cowley@uscis.dhs.gov  
267-292-6854
@USCISMediaPA
Base: Philadelphia, PA

Oklahoma

Arwen FitzGerald, PAO
Arwen.fitzgerald@uscis.dhs.gov
210-564-3662 office
@USCISMediaTX
Base: San Antonio, TX

Oregon

Sharon Rummery, PAO
Sharon.Rummery@uscis.dhs.gov                  
415-248-8873
@USCISMediaSF
Base: San Francisco, CA

Pennsylvania

Jane Cowley, PAO
jane.m.cowley@uscis.dhs.gov  
267-292-6854
@USCISMediaPA
Base: Philadelphia, PA

Puerto Rico 

Ana Santiago, PAO
ana.e.santiago@uscis.dhs.gov
305-383-4715
@USCISMediaMiami
Base: Miami, FL

Rhode Island 

Paula Grenier, PAO
paula.m.grenier@uscis.dhs.gov
617-565-9410
@USCISMediaBOS
Base: Boston, MA

South Carolina

Pamela Wilson, PAO
pamela.g.wilson@uscis.dhs.gov  
770-508-1611
@USCISMediaGA
Base: Atlanta, GA

South Dakota

Sharon Rummery, PAO
Sharon.Rummery@uscis.dhs.gov                  
415-248-8873
@USCISMediaSF
Base: San Francisco, CA

Tennessee 

Sharon Scheidhauer, PAO
sharon.e.scheidhauer@uscis.dhs.gov
407-237-8837
@USCISMediaFLA
Base: Orlando, FL

Texas

Arwen FitzGerald, PAO
Arwen.fitzgerald@uscis.dhs.gov
210-564-3662 office
@USCISMediaTX
Base: San Antonio, TX

Utah 

Debbie Cannon, PAO
Debbie.d.cannon@uscis.dhs.gov
720-852-6917
@USCISMediaColo
Base: Denver, CO

Vermont

Anita Rios Moore, PAO
anita.r.moore@uscis.dhs.gov
802-660-5029
@USCISMediaVT
Base: Burlington, VT  

Virginia 

Jim McKinney, PAO
James.r.mckinney@uscis.dhs.gov
202-272-1299
@USCISMediaVA
Base: Washington, DC

Virgin Islands

Ana Santiago, PAO
ana.e.santiago@uscis.dhs.gov
305-383-4715
@USCISMediaMiami
Base: Miami, FL

Washington

Sharon Rummery, PAO
Sharon.Rummery@uscis.dhs.gov                  
415-248-8873
@USCISMediaSF
Base: San Francisco, CA

West Virginia

Jane Cowley, PAO
jane.m.cowley@uscis.dhs.gov  
267-292-6854
@USCISMediaPA
Base: Philadelphia, PA

Wisconsin 

East and South
Genevieve Billia, PAO
genevieve.v.billia@uscis.dhs.gov 
312-239-5704
Base: Chicago, IL

Northwest
Sharon Rummery, PAO
Sharon.Rummery@uscis.dhs.gov                  
415-248-8873
@USCISMediaSF
Base: San Francisco, CA

Wyoming

Debbie Cannon, PAO
Debbie.d.cannon@uscis.dhs.gov
720-852-6917
@USCISMediaColo
Base: Denver, CO

 

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