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USCIS Provides Guidance Regarding CW-1 Extension

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is providing guidance regarding the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)’s announcement extending the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)-Only Transitional Worker (CW-1) program for five years. The extension, published in today’s Federal Register, ...

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USCIS Issues New Policy on Form I-693

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USCIS Issues New Policy on Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record Starting June 1, 2014, USCIS will limit the validity period for all Forms I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, to one year from the ...

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USCIS Issues New Policy on Form I-693

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USCIS Issues New Policy on Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record Starting June 1, 2014, USCIS will limit the validity period for all Forms I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record, to one year from the ...

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Customer Service Tools Outage ALERT

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USCIS will conduct system maintenance from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern) on Sunday, June 1. During this time, our online tools will be unavailable, including: Check My Case Status e-Request Change of Address Online Check Processing Times Civil Surgeon Locator FOIA ...

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Visa Bulletin For June 2014

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A. STATUTORY NUMBERS 1.  This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during June.  Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department ...

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Four Kenyan Nationals Sentenced in Marriage Fraud Conspiracy

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Four Kenyan nationals residing in Houston were sentenced today for marriage fraud, visa fraud and conspiracy to commit marriage fraud, .  Herman Ogoti, 53, Alfonso Ongaga, 36, Andrew Mokoro, 36, and Rebmann Ongaga, 33, were convicted following a seven-day trial ...

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Temporary Protected Status Re-registration Period Extended for Haitian Nationals

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is extending the re-registration deadline from May 2, 2014 to July 22, 2014 for Haitian nationals who have already been granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and seek to maintain that status for an additional 18 months. ...

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USCIS Will Accept Only the Current Version of Form N-400 Beginning May 5

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Beginning May 5, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will accept only the current edition of Form N-400, Application for Naturalization, dated 9/13/2013. USCIS will reject and return all naturalization applications using previous versions of Form N-400 after Sunday, May ...

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USCIS H-1B Premium Processing to Begin April 28

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On April 28, 2014, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin premium processing for H-1B petitions subject to the fiscal year 2015 cap, including H-1B petitions seeking an exemption from the fiscal year cap for individuals who have earned ...

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Visa Bulletin For May 2014

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A. STATUTORY NUMBERS 1.  This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during May.  Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Department of Homeland ...

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