USCIS

USCIS Citizenship and Integration Grant Program

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) offers grants related to immigration every year through the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program. The agency has now announced a new grant opportunity and has started accepting applications for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 grant program. USCIS will provide up to $10 million in funding to pubic or non-profit organizations that …

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USCIS e-Request Tool

There are a variety of tools offered by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that their customers can make use of. People who have filed immigration or naturalization applications with USCIS can keep track of their cases by making use of these tools. Instead of calling the USCIS national toll free number for information on …

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USCIS Request for Evidence

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will issue a Request for Evidence (RFE) if it requires more information to decide on an application filed with the agency. Applicants who receive RFEs will have to respond to it within the specified timeframe. USCIS generally requires the applicants to respond to RFEs within 30 or 60 days. …

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Beware of Caller ID Spoofing: New Immigration Services Scam

A new telephone scam is now targeting USCIS customers. A new technique called “Caller ID spoofing” is being used by the scammers to display inaccurate information in the recipient’s caller ID. The callers pose as USCIS immigration officials and request the recipient’s personal information, including their Alien Registration numbers, Social Security numbers, and their passport …

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Local USCIS Offices

To obtain immigration benefits, applications must be filed with the USCIS. Most of the USCIS forms can be filed online and very few forms must be filed at local USCIS offices. Local offices deal with non-asylum related applications and these offices provide limited information on USCIS forms. It is recommended to first check the USCIS website, prior …

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