USCIS Press Releases, 2007

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On September 15, 2003, the Department of Homeland Security’s United States Citizenship and United States Immigration Services (USCIS) will handle United States immigration services and benefits, including citizenship, applications for permanent residence, non-immigrant applications, asylum, and refugee services.

United States immigration enforcement functions are now under the Department’s Border and Transportation Security Directorate, and is now known as United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). RI not affiliated.

December, 2007

    1. Notice to Illinois Employers About E-Verify. 12/31/2007
    2. Update: Comment Period Closes for Proposed Rule to Replace Permanent Resident Cards Without Expiration Date. 12/13/2007
    3. USCIS Updates Guide for New Immigrants. 12/11/2007
    4. USCIS Announces Fee Waiver for California Fire Victims. 12/07/2007
    5. Fact Sheet: Task Force on New Americans. 12/06/2007
    6. USCIS Expands Immigration Officer Training Capacity. 12/05/2007


November, 2007


    1. USCIS Revises Filing Instructions for Petition for Alien Relative. 11/30/2007
    2. USCIS Issues Reminder to Nationals of Burundi to Re-register for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). 11/28/2007
    3. USCIS Reminds Employers to Transition to New Employment Eligibility Verification Form by Dec. 26, 2007. 11/23/2007
    4. Questions and Answers: Cuban Family Reunification Parole Program. 11/21/2007
    5. Fact Sheet: Cuban Family Reunification Parole Program. 11/21/2007
    6. USCIS Naturalizes 253 Service Members in Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan to Honor Veterans Past and Present. 11/14/2007
    7. USCIS Centralizes Filing for F-2A Petitions. 11/09/2007
    8. Fact Sheet: USCIS Revises Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9. 11/07/2007
    9. USCIS Revises Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9. 11/07/2007
    10. USCIS Reopens Comment Period on Proposed Rule for Religious Worker Visa Classifications. 11/01/2007
    11. USCIS Streamlines Readmissions for Certain H and L Nonimmigrants with Pending Permanent Residence Applications. 11/01/2007


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July, 2007


    1. Update Regarding Fee Increase for Electronic Filings. 07/30/2007
    2. USCIS Implements New Application and Petition Fee Schedule Today. 07/30/2007
    3. USCIS Issues Final Reminder to Hondurans and Nicaraguans Eligible for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). 07/27/2007
    4. USCIS Rescinds Prior Update Regarding the Discontinuance of “Prepaid Mailers” for Issuing Notices and Documents. 07/27/2007
    5. USCIS Announces Extension of Temporary Suspension of Premium Processing Service for Form I-140 Immigrant Alien Petitions. 07/24/2007
    6. USCIS Director Emilio Gonzalez Recognizes Two Outstanding Americans by Choice. 07/24/2007
    7. USCIS Discontinues Use of “Prepaid Mailers” for Issuing Notices and Documents. 07/23/2007
    8. New Application and Petition Fees Go Into Effect on July 30, 2007. 07/23/2007
    9. Frequently Asked Questions #1: Employment-Based Adjustment Applications Filed by Aliens Whose Priority Dates are Current under Department of State July Visa Bulletin No. 107. 07/23/2007
    10. USCIS Issues Service Center Receipting Update. 07/20/2007
    11. USCIS Announces Revised Processing Procedures for Adjustment of Status Applications. 07/17/2007
    12. USCIS Launches Transformation Pilot
      Inter-country Adoptions to be First Test Caseload. 07/16/2007
    13. Questions and Answers: USCIS Releases SIMS Pilot Program for Inter-Country Adoption Applications. 07/16/2007
    14. USCIS Issues Correction of Previous Guidance Regarding Form I-140 Immigrant Alien Worker Filings with Labor Certification Substitution Requests. 07/13/2007
    15. USCIS Issues Service Center Receipting Update. 07/13/2007
    16. California Service Center Now Issuing Delayed Form I-797 Approval Notices. 07/11/2007
    17. USCIS Re-Issues Reminder to Hondurans and Nicaraguans Eligible for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). 07/11/2007
      With less than three weeks remaining, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today re-issued a reminder to Hondurans and Nicaraguans eligible to file a re-registration application for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) by the closing date of June 1, 2006.
    18. Recordatorio de la Oficina de USCIS para los hondureños y nicaragüenses elegibles para el estado de protección temporal (TPS). 07/11/2007
    19. More Than 400 Service Members Become U.S. Citizens Overseas. 07/06/2007
    20. USCIS Issues Service Center Receipting Update. 07/06/2007
    21. USCIS Introduces New Educational Resource for Immigrants. 07/02/2007
    22. USCIS Announces Update on Employment-Based Adjustment of Status Processing. 07/02/2007
    23. Fact Sheet: Expanded Special Immigrant Status for Afghan and Iraqi Translators and Interpreters. 07/02/2007



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