CIS

  • David North, Senior Fellow, Center for Immigration Studies

    U.S. Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have new orders for dealing with illegal immigrants. Under the President’s immigration plan, agents are supposed to ask illegal immigrants if they might qualify for deferred deportation. And now Homeland Security has furnished immigrants with three complaint hotlines they can call if they feel they’re treated unfairly. There’s one for Customs and Border Protection, one for Immigration and Customs Enforcement and one for Citizenship and Immigration Services. David North, a senior fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to explain how this can all possibly work.

  • USCIS eyes more collaboration, competition in move to agile development

    Mark Schwartz, the Citizenship and Immigration Services chief information officer, said the Flexible Agile Development Services (FADS) requires four vendors to coordinate software development and keep the government’s best interest in mind.

  • E-Verify: ready, willing and able?

    Federal contractors are about to become the first mandatory users of the E-Verify system under a soon-to-be issued federal regulation. Is E-Verify ready?

  • Green Goals

    We’ve been telling you about the $491-million dollar contract IBM has won from Citizenship and Immigration Services. Under the contract, IBM will modernize the immigration benefit application process that CIS uses. The current system is…

  • Green Goals

    We’ve been telling you about the $491-million dollar contract IBM has won from Citizenship and Immigration Services. Under the contract, IBM will modernize the immigration benefit application process that CIS uses. The current system is…