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Official Profiling of Perceived Muslims Persists, Years After 9/11: Cyrus Mehta
Posted on 26 Aug 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" One would like to think that in 2013, this wholesale profiling against people because of their nationality or religion would have stopped, but a little known program known as Controlled Application Review and Resolution Program or CARRP since 2008... Read More

E-Verify's Getting Better for Citizens, Worse for Immigrants, Asylees
Posted on 10 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A government report released this week found that E-Verify, a federal program that checks whether someone can legally work in the U.S., is growing more accurate. But not for immigrants. The report, commissioned by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration... Read More

Inspector General Finds USCIS Did Not Deliberately Violate Court Injunction
Posted on 13 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL, Department of Homeland Security, Aug. 13, 2015 - "The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General (DHS OIG) found no evidence that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) deliberately violated a U.S... Read More

Tags: daca , ead , report , injunction , oig , USCIS , DHS

EB-5 Audit Report: DHS OIG Gives USCIS Low Marks
Posted on 26 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Our audit objective was to determine whether the USCIS’ Employment-Based Fifth Preference regional center program is administered and managed effectively. Several conditions prevent USCIS from administering and managing the Employment-Based... Read More

Tags: eb-5 , report , audit , oig , USCIS , DHS

USCIS Processing and Executive Action: NFAP
Posted on 12 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Analysis and an examination of government documents finds if court action eventually allows President Obama’s executive action to proceed, then it is likely to result in delays for individuals and employers with legal immigrant or temporary... Read More

DHS OIG: USCIS Automation Remains Ineffective
Posted on 15 Mar 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS OIG, Mar. 15, 2016 - "A new Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General (DHS OIG) report concludes that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) ongoing efforts to automate benefits processing remain ineffective... Read More

Tags: report , oig , USCIS , automation , DHS
  • Blog Post: Official Profiling of Perceived Muslims Persists, Years After 9/11: Cyrus Mehta

    " One would like to think that in 2013, this wholesale profiling against people because of their nationality or religion would have stopped, but a little known program known as Controlled Application Review and Resolution Program or CARRP since 2008 has been targeting some applicants who are Muslim...
  • Blog Post: E-Verify's Getting Better for Citizens, Worse for Immigrants, Asylees

    "A government report released this week found that E-Verify, a federal program that checks whether someone can legally work in the U.S., is growing more accurate. But not for immigrants. The report, commissioned by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), showed that the program is doing...
  • Blog Post: EB-5 Audit Report: DHS OIG Gives USCIS Low Marks

    "Our audit objective was to determine whether the USCIS’ Employment-Based Fifth Preference regional center program is administered and managed effectively. Several conditions prevent USCIS from administering and managing the Employment-Based Fifth Preference regional center program effectively...
  • Blog Post: USCIS Processing and Executive Action: NFAP

    "Analysis and an examination of government documents finds if court action eventually allows President Obama’s executive action to proceed, then it is likely to result in delays for individuals and employers with legal immigrant or temporary visa applications, according to a new report released...
  • Blog Post: Inspector General Finds USCIS Did Not Deliberately Violate Court Injunction

    OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL, Department of Homeland Security, Aug. 13, 2015 - "The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General (DHS OIG) found no evidence that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) deliberately violated a U.S. District Court’s preliminary injunction when...
  • Blog Post: DHS OIG: USCIS Automation Remains Ineffective

    DHS OIG, Mar. 15, 2016 - "A new Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General (DHS OIG) report concludes that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) ongoing efforts to automate benefits processing remain ineffective. Until USCIS makes all of the needed improvements...