Speeches, Statements, Testimony

USCIS leaders often testify before Congress and speak to various organizations about agency programs and priorities. We post links to recent testimony and speeches, but you can also use the search feature to find content from past years.

Good morning everyone! Thank you very much for the opportunity to participate in the 2021 National Immigrant Integration Conference. Today, we celebrate a theme of “Leaving No One Behind: Our Vision for Immigrant Inclusion.”
Statement from Ur M. Jaddou as New Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
“Pursuant to the July 16, 2021 Order issued by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas in Texas v. United States, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is enjoined from granting initial DACA requests.
On Sunday, June 20, we observe World Refugee Day. Every year, this day draws attention to the plight of refugees across the globe.
“We applaud the attorney general’s decisions today vacating two prior decisions that limited asylum eligibility for individuals fleeing violence perpetrated by domestic partners or on account of familial relationships in their home countries.
“June marks the seventh annual celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month, which honors the individual and collective contributions made by immigrants in communities across the United States.