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USCIS Extends TPS for Honduras, Nicaragua

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of the countries of both Honduras and Nicaragua. The extended TPS status, which applies to both nationals and those without nationality who last habitually resided in either of the countries, is effective from July 6, 2016 through Jan. 5, 2018. …

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USCIS to Implement Discretionary Parole Grants for Some

In an effort to honor World War II Filipino national veterans, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will begin allowing certain family members to come to the U.S. through a discretionary grant of parole while awaiting their immigrant visas. The parole policy, set to begin June 8, could affect an estimated 2,000 to 6,000 Filipino-American WWII …

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USCIS Wins Accolades

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is winning awards and gaining recognition for technological innovation that’s designed to improve immigration processes.  Winning an Igniting Innovation award and in the running to win a 2016 Service to America Medal, the agency is gaining recognition for its work in the development of user-friendly tools. In late April, …

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Global Quakes Allow Immigration Relief

When foreign nationals are affected by natural disasters– like the recent earthquakes in Ecuador, Burma and Japan– U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) offers immigration relief. When areas around the globe are hit with severe challenges, USCIS prioritizes those in need and offers assistance on multiple levels. USCIS offers assistance on request to those in …

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