Cyrus Mehta, May 29, 2023
"I write this blog in fond memory of Mark Von Sternberg who passed away on May 16, 2023. Mark was a brilliant lawyer, scholar and writer who worked very hard on behalf...
Portillo v. DHS
"Gerardo A. Portillo petitions for review of a decision of the Board of Immigration Appeals ("BIA") affirming his order of removal and denying his application for adjustment...
State Department, May 30, 2023
"Document Submission to KCC suspended for DV-2024 and onward.
Effective for the Diversity Visa (DV) program for fiscal year 2024 (DV-2024) and onward, selectees...
In this document , provided by a "veteran immigration practitioner," ICE claims that its attorneys need not be present in every case in Immigration Court. Read more at PWS's latest post ...
This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 06/01/2023
"This final rule (TFR) temporarily amends Department of State (Department) regulations to provide that Afghan nationals...
Nov. 2, 2022 stakeholder email: "We have updated the DHS Form 7001, Request for Case Assistance that you use to request case assistance from the Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman (CIS Ombudsman). Our office updated the form to streamline the case assistance process, saving time for customers and our staff.
These form revisions also will help us collect more data, which we use to identify trends and better inform our ongoing recommendations to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
What Stayed the Same
For more information, visit our How to Submit a Case Assistance Request page. For the paper version of this form, go to our DHS Form 7001 with Instructions page.
The CIS Ombudsman is dedicated to assisting individuals and employers seeking to resolve problems with USCIS. For more information on our office, please visit www.dhs.gov/cisombudsman or follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.
Please complete the CIS Ombudsman Customer Satisfaction Survey. We appreciate your feedback."