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Tag Results for "U.s. Citizenship And Immigration Services"

Did You Know INS No Longer Exists? Thousands Doing Internet Search Don’t

Each month, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) publishes a report on traffic to their website, which includes statistics on popular search terms people use to find the site. And every month, tens of thousands of visitors search “INS” to find them. In January 2011, that monthly report registered nearly 30,000 searches for the term “INS.” continue reading »

15 Sailors Naturalized in the Philippines

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) conducted two naturalization ceremonies for 15 sailors onboard two U.S. Navy ships deployed from Japan. The first ceremony, for five sailors, was conducted at sunset on the deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver on Oct. 13, 2010. The second ceremony, for 10 sailors, was held the next evening in the forecastle of the amphibious assault ship USS Essex. continue reading »

Thousands of Children Participate in USCIS National Children’s Art Project

Yesterday, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officially unveiled the National Children’s Art Project, an initiative launched this summer inviting children to illustrate the theme, “We Are America.” C continue reading »

“We Are a Nation of Immigrants”

The Executive Office for Immigration Review’s (EOIR) Acting Director Thomas Snow delivered the keynote address and administered the oath of allegiance to approximately 75 candidates during a special naturalization ceremony held last week at the U.S. Citizenship and I continue reading »

Former Immigration Officer Charged With Threatening Deportation

Bedri Kulla, a former INS agent for Citizenship and Immigration Services in Durham County, North Carolina pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of a young immigrant woman. Kulla plead guilty to threatening Salvadoran immigrant Xiomara Blanco, 23, with deportation if she did not spend the night with him and/or become his girlfriend.a continue reading »

Honolulu Opens Immigration Office

Thursday, Honolulu’s new field office of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is opening and will serve the entire state of Hawaii. The 30,000sq ft office allows for more space for interview rooms, naturalization ceremonies, and an application support center. continue reading »