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  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 18:43:15 +0000:
    TPS Applicants from Five Designated Countries Can Now File Initial Applications Online - News Releases RSS Feed
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) applicants who are eligible nationals of Burma, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela or Yemen, or individuals without nationality who last habitually resided in one of those countries, can now file Form I-821, Application for Temporary Protected Status, online, if they are applying for TPS for the first time.
  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 14:02:52 +0000:
    DHS Announces Extension and Redesignation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status - News Releases RSS Feed
    The Department of Homeland Security today published a Federal Register notice (FRN) extending and redesignating Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from Sept. 18, 2021, through March 17, 2023.  Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas made the decision to extend and redesignate Somalia for TPS after consultation with interagency partners and careful consideration of the ongoing armed conflict and extraordinary and temporary conditions in Somalia.
  • Mon, 19 Jul 2021 22:08:19 +0000:
    Statement from USCIS Acting Director Tracy Renaud on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Court Decision - News Releases RSS Feed
    “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.
  • Mon, 19 Jul 2021 15:36:19 +0000:
    Secretary Mayorkas Announces Extension and Re-Designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status - News Releases RSS Feed
    Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced an 18-month extension and re-designation of Somalia for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). This extension and re-designation will be in effect from September 18, 2021, through March 17, 2023.
  • Wed, 07 Jul 2021 20:38:57 +0000:
    DHS Publishes Federal Register Notice Extending and Re-Designating Yemen for Temporary Protected Status - News Releases RSS Feed
    The Department of Homeland Security today published a Federal Register notice (FRN) extending and re-designating Yemen for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, from Sept. 4, 2021, through March 3, 2023.
  • Tue, 06 Jul 2021 20:28:22 +0000:
    Secretary Mayorkas Announces Extension and Re-Designation of Yemen for Temporary Protected Status - News Releases RSS Feed
    July 6, 2021 Extension and Re-Designation Allows Additional Eligible Yemenis to Apply for TPS and Employment Authorization Documents
  • Fri, 02 Jul 2021 14:03:41 +0000:
    DHS releases Interagency Strategy for Promoting Naturalization - News Releases RSS Feed
    WASHINGTON – Today the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released the Interagency Strategy for Promoting Naturalization, a whole-of-government approach to breaking down barriers to U.S. citizenship and promoting naturalization to all who are eligible, as outlined in President Biden’s Executive Order 14012. 
  • Thu, 01 Jul 2021 22:43:48 +0000:
    USCIS Naturalization Policies Issued Since January 2021 - News Releases RSS Feed
    The Biden-Harris Administration is committed to making the naturalization process both welcoming and accessible to all who are eligible. As part of that effort, President Biden issued Executive Order 14012: Restoring Faith in Our Legal Immigration System and Strengthening Integration and Inclusion Efforts for New Americans. Since the beginning of the Biden-Harris Administration, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued the following naturalization policies designed to support implementation of this Executive Order:
  • Thu, 01 Jul 2021 18:02:50 +0000:
    USCIS to Celebrate Independence Day with Naturalization Ceremonies Across the Country - News Releases RSS Feed
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will celebrate Independence Day this year by welcoming more than 9,400 new citizens in 170 naturalization ceremonies between June 30 and July 7. These ceremonies demonstrate our commitment to welcoming immigrants. USCIS is proud to welcome people from all over the world as our newest U.S. citizens during this celebration of Independence Day. 
  • Thu, 17 Jun 2021 20:27:31 +0000:
    Statement from USCIS Acting Director Tracy L. Renaud on World Refugee Day June 20, 2021 - News Releases RSS Feed
    On Sunday, June 20, we observe World Refugee Day. Every year, this day draws attention to the plight of refugees across the globe.
  • Thu, 17 Jun 2021 00:39:44 +0000:
    Statement from USCIS Acting Director Tracy Renaud on Today’s DOJ Asylum Decisions - News Releases RSS Feed
    “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.
  • Wed, 16 Jun 2021 13:18:39 +0000:
    Statement from USCIS Acting Director Tracy Renaud in Honor of Immigrant Heritage Month - News Releases RSS Feed
    “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.
  • Wed, 09 Jun 2021 14:42:14 +0000:
    USCIS Updates Policies to Improve Immigration Services - News Releases RSS Feed
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has issued new policy updates in the USCIS Policy Manual to clarify the criteria and circumstances for expedited processing; improve request for evidence (RFE) and notice of intent to deny (NOID) guidance; and increase the validity period for initial and renewal employment authorization documents (EADs) for certain noncitizens with pending adjustment of status applications.
  • Wed, 02 Jun 2021 13:44:28 +0000:
    USCIS Announces Pilot Program for Credit Card Payments Using Form G-1450 When Filing Form I-485 - News Releases RSS Feed
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced a pilot program for accepting credit card payments using Form G-1450,
  • Mon, 24 May 2021 13:33:17 +0000:
    DHS Announces Open Registration for Temporary Protected Status for Burma - News Releases RSS Feed
    The Department of Homeland Security today published a Federal Register notice (FRN) designating Burma for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months, effective May 25, 2021, through Nov. 25, 2022. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas previously announced on March 12 that Burma would be designated for TPS.

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