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Will ICE and CBP Take Over US-VISIT?

"Although the budget has not yet been approved, ICE, CBP and US-VISIT are taking proactive steps to transfer the multiple US-VISIT programs, including its biometric and biographic entities over to ICE and CBP." - ICE, June 5, 2012 .

Excerpts From the July 1, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: Deferred Action Process for Young People Announced

Deferred Action Process for Young People Announced On June 15, President Barack Obama and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano made important statements on immigration-enforcement policy toward young people who are in the United States without authorization and who meet certain criteria...

US-VISIT vs. GIGO: No Contest

US-VISIT Faces Challenges in Identifying and Reporting Multiple Biographic Identities (Redacted) - DHS OIG, Aug. 13, 2012 . - "US-VISIT faces challenges in systematically identifying and flagging potential use of fraudulent biographic identities. Our analysis of Automated Biometric Identification...

A New Name for US-VISIT: OBIM

"The Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) supports the Department of Homeland Security's responsibility to protect the nation by providing biometric identification services that help federal, state, and local government decision makers accurately identify the people they encounter...

News Excerpts from the June 15, 2013, Bender's Immigration Bulletin

USCIS Finalizes Policy Memo on EB-5 Adjudications On May 30, 2013, USCIS issued a final policy memorandum on the adjudication of EB-5 petitions and applications. The policy memo affirms that adjudicators are to use the "preponderance of the evidence" standard when reviewing submissions...