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Coming Soon: Rescheduling Biometrics Appointments Online
Mario A. Godoy

USCIS has plans to roll out a system that allows customers to self-reschedule biometrics appointments online without contacting the National Contact C...

Filing Tips For Financial Supporters For Ukrainians, Cubans, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Venezuelans
Mario A. Godoy

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on May 2 released a new document that provides filing tips for financial supporters after r...

USCIS Extends Temporary Biometrics Suspension
Mario A. Godoy

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the temporary suspension of the biometrics requirement for Form I-539 applic...

April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month: Protections For Child Immigrant Victims
Mario A. Godoy

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) provides long-term immigration protections to child ...

Have You Moved? Be Sure To Update Your Address With USCIS
Mario A. Godoy

You are allowed to move while living in the United States on a green card or other visa but don’t forget to update your address with USCIS. Immi...

What Is Person Centric Identity Services (PCIS)?
Mario A. Godoy

Person Centric Identity Services (PCIS) was launched by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on November 4, 2021, as part of their commit...

USCIS Removes Medical Exam 60 Day Rule
Mario A. Godoy

USCIS (U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services) has removed the medical exam 60-day rule. This rule states that a civil surgeon sign Form I-693 (Rep...

USCIS Updates Gender Policy On Documents
Mario A. Godoy

Effective immediately, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated its gender policy and will no longer require documentation to pro...

USCIS Clarifies Occupations Eligible For H-1B Visas
Mario A. Godoy

USCIS has clarified which ‘Specialty Occupations’ are eligible for H-1B visas in response to a lawsuit challenging Trump-era restrictions ...

Check The Status of Your USCIS Receipt Notice
Mario A. Godoy

Are you waiting for your receipt notice on a pending USCIS case? Are you concerned you may have missed the delivery of a U.S. Citizenship and Immigrat...

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