U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service

  • Moses held up the cyber mantle at OMB office

    Josh Moses left his role at OMB’s cyber branch chief on Nov. 30 after more than three years to take a job with the PricewatershouseCoopers commercial division.

  • Upgrading federal agency apps? USDS can help

    One of the original goals of digital transformation is to fully eradicate paper processes. The U.S. Digital Service is helping push agencies further toward meeting that goal.

  • OPM, USCIS seeking new deputy CIOs

    Rob Leahy spent the last almost two years as deputy CIO for the Office of Personnel Management and now decided to return to the IRS where he spent most of his career.

  • VA urged to stem vet suicides by streamlining the hiring of more mental health workers

    The Veteran Affairs Department has been told it can help stem the rise in veteran suicides by speeding the hiring process for mental health workers.

  • DHS needs more cybersecurity workers while also figuring out where to put them

    In today’s Federal Newscast, a new report for the Government Accountability Office critiqued the Homeland Security Department’s implementation of the Cybersecurity Workforce Assessment Act.

  • Dev/ops helping 2 agencies take on complex IT modernization

    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service and the Federal Communications Commission are further along with using dev/ops to modernize applications in the cloud.

  • USCIS CIO Schwartz to leave government

    Mark Schwartz, the chief information officer at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service in the Homeland Security Department, is the second high-profile CIO who announces plans to leave government in the coming month.

  • Ups and downs continue for GSA 18F’s identity management effort

    Multiple industry sources confirmed that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) will not to take part in the pilot test that was expected to begin in 2017. That decision comes as GSA’s 18F awards Equifax a contract for identity proofing and fraud detection.

  • Agile contracting craze is taking government by storm

    DHS, EPA, 18F and others are developing separate contracts for dev/ops services, creating both a much needed culture change, but possibly also another area where contract proliferation and duplication reign.