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On October 5, 2017, the United States Senate confirmed Lee Francis Cissna as the new Director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) by a vote of 54-43.
In this post, we examine news regarding the nomination of Lee Francis Cissna for Director of USCIS.
On October 5, 2017, Stephen Dinan of The Washington Times reported that more than 75-percent of those eligible to renew their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) benefits by the deadline on the same day had done so.
On October 13, 2017, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued a press release titled “DoD Announces Policy Changes to Lawful Permanent Residents and the Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest (MAVNI) Pilot Program.”
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that its Application Support Center La Brea will be closed from Monday, November 13, 2017, through Friday, November 17, 2017.
On August 1, 2017, by a vote of 92-5, the United States Senate confirmed Christopher Wray as the eighth Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Uscis introduces new mobile filing option for form i-90, application to replace permanent resident card
The USCIS will now allow LPRs who file an online Form I-90 to do so and upload evidence entirely on a mobile device. It also redesigned the online Form I-90 to make site navigation easier.
On July 31, 2017, the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that it had signed 18 new agreements throughout Texas under section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).
Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) are co-sponsoring a new version of the “Dream Act.” In this post, we will briefly examine the proposed legislation and its long-term prospects for becoming law.