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USCIS Director Mayorkas responds to CISOMB re deferred action

" ... 1. USCIS will shortly issue internal standard operating procedures to ensure consistency in the processing and determination of deferred action requests. 2. USCIS is tracking data regarding the number of deferred action requests, the disposition of those requests, and other relevant metrics...

CISOMB Recommendation Update: USCIS Processing of Waivers of Inadmissability

"On June 10, 2010, the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman recommended enhancements to the administration of Form I-601, Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility. While specifically focused on the USCIS Ciudad Juarez Field Office, many of the recommendations applied...

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 .

USCIS Responds to CISOMB on UAC Asylum Process

R esponses to Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman Recommendations , "Ensuring a Fair and Effective Asylum Process for Unaccompanied Children" - USCIS, Apr. 11, 2013 .

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...

USCIS Accepts Ombudsman's Recommendation to Adopt Parole Policy for U Visa Petitioners and Family Members

CISOMB, Sept. 7, 2016 - "USCIS has agreed [by letter dated Aug. 16, 2016] with the Ombudsman’s [June 16, 2016] recommendation to implement a parole policy for U visa petitioners and qualifying family members who live abroad. The U visa – available to individuals who have suffered substantial...

CISOMB Acknowledges MAVNI Crisis, Gives Weak Response

Annual Report 2017, Citizenship and Immigration Services, Ombudsman, June 29, 2017 See pp. 14-18, Key Facts and Findings: „ Pursuant to a combination of laws and programs, foreign nationals who serve in the military are eligible for special immigration benefits, including naturalization upon completion...

CISOMB 7th Annual Conference, Dec. 7, 2017

OFFICE OF THE CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES OMBUDSMAN SEVENTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE Government and Stakeholders Working Together to Improve Immigration Services December 7, 2017 National Archives, Washington, D.C. Link to agenda here .