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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

USCIS Awards FY 2022 Citizenship and Integration Grants

Post Date: Thursday - September 29, 2022 - 4:29pm
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today awarded nearly $20 million in grants to 66 organizations in 35 states to help prepare lawful permanent residents (LPRs) and those with a clear pathway to lawful permanent residency for naturalization....
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Secretary Mayorkas Extends and Redesignates Temporary Protected Status for Burma

Post Date: Monday - September 26, 2022 - 9:44am
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced an extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Burma for an additional 18 months, from Nov. 26, 2022, through May 25, 2024, due to extraordinary and temporary conditions in Burma that prev......
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USCIS to Welcome 19,000 New Citizens in Celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day

Post Date: Friday - September 16, 2022 - 11:48am
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will celebrate Constitution Day and Citizenship Day this year by welcoming more than 19,000 new citizens in more than 235 naturalization ceremonies across the nation between Sept. 17 and Sept. 23....
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DHS Publishes Fair and Humane Public Charge Rule

Post Date: Thursday - September 8, 2022 - 8:49am
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a final rule, to be published in the Federal Register, that provides clarity and consistency for noncitizens on how DHS will administer the public charge ground of inadmissibility....
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DHS Announces Re-Registration Process for Current Venezuela Temporary Protected Status Beneficiaries

Post Date: Wednesday - September 7, 2022 - 8:21am
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted for public inspection a Federal Register notice describing how beneficiaries under Venezuela’s existing TPS designation can re-register to retain TPS and renew their Employment Authorization Documents (E......
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USCIS Extends and Expands Employment Authorization for Individuals Covered by DED for Liberia

Post Date: Friday - September 2, 2022 - 8:25am
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today published a Federal Register notice for the extension and expansion of eligibility for Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for Liberians and explaining how eligible Liberians may apply for Employmen......
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DHS Issues Regulation to Preserve and Fortify DACA

Post Date: Wednesday - August 24, 2022 - 4:29pm
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas today announced that the Department has issued a final rule that will preserve and fortify the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy for certain eligible noncitizens who arrived in the Un......
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USCIS Announces New Citizenship Ambassador Initiative

Post Date: Tuesday - July 12, 2022 - 12:03pm
Today, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the launch of the first-ever citizenship ambassador initiative....
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DHS Announces Extension of Temporary Protected Status for Venezuela

Post Date: Monday - July 11, 2022 - 4:48pm
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas is extending the designation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months....
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USCIS Celebrates Independence Day 2022 and Continues its Commitment to Naturalization

Post Date: Friday - July 1, 2022 - 9:19am
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate Independence Day this year by welcoming more than 6,600 new citizens in more than 140 naturalization ceremonies between July 1 and July 8....
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DHS Announces Expansion of Citizenship and Integration Grant Program and Open Application Period

Post Date: Monday - June 27, 2022 - 9:46am
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the open application period for the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program, which provides funding for citizenship preparation programs in communities across the country....
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DHS and DOS Announce Exemptions Allowing Eligible Afghans to Qualify for Protection and Immigration Benefits

Post Date: Tuesday - June 14, 2022 - 4:37pm
Today, the Department of Homeland Security and Department of State took steps to ensure that vulnerable Afghans who have supported and worked with the United States in Afghanistan, and who have undergone rigorous screening and vetting, can qualify for ......
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Le DHS annonce le processus d’enregistrement du statut de protection temporaire pour le Cameroun

Post Date: Monday - June 6, 2022 - 1:59pm
Le Département de la Sécurité Intérieure a publié dans le Registre Fédéral un avis sur le Statut de Protection Temporaire (TPS) pour le Cameroun....
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DHS Announces Registration Process for Temporary Protected Status for Cameroon

Post Date: Monday - June 6, 2022 - 8:32am
The Department of Homeland Security posted for public inspection a Federal Register notice on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Cameroon....
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Statement from Secretary Mayorkas on Efficiently and Fairly Processing Asylum Claims

Post Date: Thursday - May 26, 2022 - 5:44pm
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas released the following statement regarding the implementation of a rule that will ensure that noncitizens placed in expedited removal who are eligible for asylum are granted relief quickly, while tho......
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