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USCIS Responds to CISOMB Asylum EAD Recommendation

Response to Recommendation 50; Employment Authorization for Asylum Applicants: Recommendations to Improve Coordination and Communication - USCIS, Jan. 4, 2012 .

CISOMB Recommendation re PIMS

"The Department of State developed the Petition Information Management Service (PIMS) to provide a method for consular officers to rapidly confirm that individuals requesting an H, L, O, P, Q, or R nonimmigrant visa were, in fact, the beneficiary of a corresponding petition approved by USCIS...

ACUS Proposed Recommendation: Immigration Removal Adjudication

"Consultants for the Administrative Conference of the United States conducted a comprehensive and detailed study of potential improvements in immigration removal adjudication. Following the study and consistent with the Conference’s statutory mandate of improving the regulatory and adjudicatory...

ACUS to Discuss/Vote on Immigration Removal Adjudication Recommendations at 56th Plenary Session

Prof. Lenni Benson writes: "I thought you might want to alert your world to the upcoming ACUS plenary session on immigration removal adjudication . The recommendations are those adopted by the ACUS Committee on Adjudications. Russell Wheeler and I worked on a report and provided our own analysis...

New CISOMB Recommendation

"This recommendation, Ensuring a Fair and Efficient Asylum Process for Unaccompanied Children , reviews the handling by USCIS of asylum claims filed by a uniquely at-risk population." - CISOMB, Sept. 20, 2012 .

CISOMB Recommendation: Improving the Adjudication of Applications and Petitions Under INA Section 204(l)

" This review by the Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman(the Ombudsman’s Office) considers implementation of section 204(l) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, legislation passed by Congress in 2009 to make it easier for certain beneficiaries (or “survivors”...

CISOMB Recommendation: Improving the Process for Removal of Conditions on Residence for Spouses and Children

"While the process for removing conditions on residence for spouses and children appears to be straight-forward, in practice, many individuals often encounter difficulty during the adjudication process resulting in undue burdens on spouses and children, including the erroneous initiation of removal...

CISOMB Recommendations: Employment Eligibility for Derivatives of Conrad State 30 Physician Program

"Impact on the Public International medical graduates in the United States make important contributions in clinical care in underserved areas, as well as research and teaching. These recommendations, issued by the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman, seek to ensure that spouses of...

CISOMB U Visa Parole Recommendation

USCIS Ombudsman, June 16, 2016 - "Ombudsman Recommendation on Parole for Eligible U Visa Principal and Derivative Petitioners Residing Abroad The Ombudsman recommends that USCIS develop a parole policy to benefit eligible U principals and beneficiaries. Since U visas were first established...