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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

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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DHS Announces Registration Process for Temporary Protected Status for Afghanistan

Post Date: Thursday - May 19, 2022 - 8:28am
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted for public inspection a Federal Register notice on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Afghanistan....
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Readout of National Public Engagement on Backlog Reduction

Post Date: Wednesday - May 18, 2022 - 3:03pm
Today U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Ur M. Jaddou and agency leadership participated in a virtual public engagement with nearly 2,000 stakeholders nationwide to discuss the agency’s efforts to reduce backlogs and improve processing ......
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DHS and DOL Announce Availability of Additional H-2B Visas for Second Half of Fiscal Year

Post Date: Monday - May 16, 2022 - 4:00pm
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) announced today the availability of an additional 35,000 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas during the second half of fiscal year (FY) 2022....
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USCIS Simplifying, Improving Communication of Case Processing Data

Post Date: Thursday - May 5, 2022 - 9:19am
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced changes to simplify and improve how the agency communicates case processing time data to the public....
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USCIS Celebrates Public Service Recognition Week

Post Date: Tuesday - May 3, 2022 - 10:55am
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is honoring its dedicated workforce during Public Service Recognition Week, May 1-7. Celebrated during the first full week in May since 1985, Public Service Recognition Week is a time set aside to honor......
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USCIS Increases Automatic Extension Period of Work Permits for Certain Applicants

Post Date: Tuesday - May 3, 2022 - 8:04am
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a Temporary Final Rule (TFR) that increases the automatic extension period for employment authorization and Employment Authorization Documents (EADs), available to certain EAD renewal applican......
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DHS Announces Registration Process for Temporary Protected Status for Ukraine and Sudan

Post Date: Monday - April 18, 2022 - 2:33pm
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted today two Federal Register notices on Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Ukraine and Sudan. These notices provide information about how to register for TPS under each country’s designation. Secretary o......
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Secretary Mayorkas Designates Cameroon for Temporary Protected Status for 18 Months

Post Date: Friday - April 15, 2022 - 8:00am
Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the designation of Cameroon for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months. Only individuals who are already residing in the United States as of April 14, 2022, will be eligible for TPS....
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USCIS Announces Online Filing for DACA Renewal Forms

Post Date: Tuesday - April 12, 2022 - 8:33am
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced today that individuals who previously received deferred action under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) may now file Form I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, on......
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USCIS Implements Risk-Based Approach for Conditional Permanent Resident Interviews

Post Date: Thursday - April 7, 2022 - 8:49am
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced a policy update to adopt a risk-based approach when waiving interviews for conditional permanent residents (CPR) who have filed a petition to remove the conditions on their permanent res......
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DHS and DOL to Supplement the H-2B Cap with Additional Visas for Second Half of Fiscal Year 2022

Post Date: Thursday - March 31, 2022 - 11:38am
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) today announced the forthcoming publication of a joint temporary final rule to make available an additional 35,000 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas for the second ha......
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