Citizenship and Immigration Services

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2018, file photo, people arrive before the start of a naturalization ceremony at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Miami Field Office in Miami. USCIS, The cash-strapped federal agency that oversees that nation's legal immigration system, scrapped plans Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, to furlough 13,000 employees, or nearly 70% of its workforce. The agency said it would maintain operations through September when the the fiscal year ends.  (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

USCIS ombudsman ‘optimistic as ever’ about agency’s digitization efforts

The long-running effort to digitize U.S. immigration forms may be hitting a “turning point,” according the USCIS ombudsman.

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White House pitches billions in supplemental funding for upcoming continuing resolution

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DoD comptroller, Defense Logistics Agency setting unattended bots in motion

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(Bill Clark/Pool via AP)Homeland Security Secretary nominee Alejandro Mayorkas testifies during his confirmation hearing in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Bill Clark/Pool via AP)

Biden’s DHS pick vows to make employee morale his ‘highest priority’

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Agencies improving in CX but need to worry less about digital – more about human design

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USCIS cancels impending employee furloughs days ahead of deadline

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has averted impending employee furloughs for now, but the agency warned it would make “unprecedented spending…

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Donald Trump

More members of Congress are calling on USCIS to delay furloughs

In today’s Federal Newscast, more members of Congress are calling on Citizenship and Immigration Services to delay upcoming employee furloughs at the end…

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Patrick Leahy, Dianne Feinstein

Senator pushing to help USCIS avoid furloughs

In today’s Federal Newscast, the top Democrat on the Senate Appropriations Committee is calling for another delay to employee furloughs at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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