United States Citizenship and Immigration Services ( USCIS )


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United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is a component of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS). It performs many administrative functions formerly carried out by the former United States Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), which was part of the Department of Justice. The stated priorities of the USCIS are to promote national security, to eliminate immigration case backlogs, and to improve customer services. USCIS is headed by a director who reports directly to the Deputy Secretary for Homeland Security. USCIS was formerly and briefly named the U.S. Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS), before becoming USCIS

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03/12/2018 - 12:47 USCIS Efforts in Albany Lead to Marriage Fraud Conviction
03/12/2018 - 11:28 USCIS Efforts Lead to Sentencing of Former Stamford Resident for Operating Extensive Immigration Fraud Scheme
03/01/2018 - 10:21 USCIS Efforts Lead to Sentencing in Florida Marriage Fraud Ring
03/01/2018 - 06:54 USCIS Completes Random Selection Process for H-2B Visa Cap for Second Half of FY 2018
02/22/2018 - 18:14 USCIS Strengthens Protections to Combat H-1B Abuses Clarifies Policy on Requirements for Third-Party Worksite H-1B Petitions
02/22/2018 - 09:53 USCIS Strengthens Protections to Combat H-1B Abuses
02/16/2018 - 11:44 USCIS Finalizes Guidance on Signature Requirements
02/15/2018 - 15:13 Department of Justice Files Complaint to Denaturalize Diversity Visa Recipient Who Obtained Naturalized Citizenship After Failing to Disclose Two Prior Orders of Removal
01/31/2018 - 10:41 USCIS to Take Action to Address Asylum Backlog
01/10/2018 - 13:43 USCIS partners with Justice Department and Secures First Denaturalization As a Result of Operation Janus
01/03/2018 - 14:38 USCIS Clarifies Proxy Vote Use for Certain Intracompany Transferee Visa Petitions
12/21/2017 - 16:33 USCIS Reaches H-2B Cap for First Half of FY 2018
12/18/2017 - 15:58 USCIS Issues Clarifying Guidance on NAFTA TN Status Eligibility for Economists
12/14/2017 - 17:27 USCIS to Begin Accepting Applications under the International Entrepreneur Rule
11/21/2017 - 10:09 As CNMI Transitional Worker Program Draws Down, USCIS Announces Cap for Final Three Fiscal Years
10/23/2017 - 14:27 USCIS Updates Policy to Ensure Petitioners Meet Burden of Proof for Nonimmigrant Worker Extension Petitions
10/03/2017 - 07:00 Premium Processing Now Available for All Petitioners Seeking H-1B Visas
10/02/2017 - 06:41 New USCIS Form Streamlines Process to Obtain a Work Authorization Document and Social Security Number Simultaneously