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Ombudsman’s Office Now Requires Form DHS 7001 for Employment Authorization Cases

The Ombudsman's Office requests that customers submit Form DHS 7001 for all cases, including those related to applications for Employment Authorization Documents (EAD). Form DHS 7001 is required by the Ombudsman’s Office for compliance with applicable privacy rules.

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Immigration Law : 

DHS Publishes Final Rule on DHS/USCIS System Exemptions Due to the Privacy Act

[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 220 (Tuesday, November 15, 2011)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 70638-70639]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-29452]

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Office of the Secretary

6 CFR Part 5

[Docket No. DHS-2011-0109]

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DHS Publishes Notice On Exercise Of Authority Under The INA (Immigration and Nationality Act)

[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 219 (Monday, November 14, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 70463-70464]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-29316]

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Office of the Secretary

Exercise of Authority Under the Immigration and Nationality Act

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DHS Issues Correction to CNMI Transitional Worker Classification Final Rule (Updated 11/08/11)

[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 216 (Tuesday, November 8, 2011)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 69119-69120]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-28985]

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

8 CFR Part 103

[CIS No. 2459-08; DHS Docket No. USCIS-2008-0038]

RIN 1615-AB76

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Transitional Worker Classification: Correction

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Nonimmigrant Visas: 

DHS Secretary Napolitano Testifies on E-Verify

Introduction

Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Conyers, and members of the Committee: Thank you for the opportunity to testify today about the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) efforts to secure our Nation from the many threats we face.

This committee continues to play a critical role in helping the Department in our security mission, and I am grateful for the chance to update you on the progress we are making. The Department has six mission areas:

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Immigration Law : 

DHS Extends Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Sudan and Designates South Sudan for TPS

Fact Sheet

 

Released Oct. 13, 2011

Introduction

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Sudan for 18 months. She also designated the new Republic of South Sudan for TPS for 18 months. Both the extension and the new designation are effective Nov. 3, 2011, and will continue through May 2, 2013.

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DHS Secretary Napolitano Announces the New Initiative to Streamline the International Student Visa Process

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
Contact: 202-282-8010

WASHINGTON— Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton  announced a new initiative to streamline the international student visa process for foreign students seeking to study in the United States. The Study in the States initiative is a key component of a government-wide effort to encourage the best and brightest foreign students to study and remain in the U.S.

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DHS Publishes Business Transformation Regulation

Released August 29, 2011

First in Series of Regulations Designed to Facilitate Electronic Filing and Handling of USCIS Benefit Requests

WASHINGTON—The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published the first in a series of regulations intended to promote the migration of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) benefit filings from a paper-based environment to an electronic one. The regulation is an important step toward modernizing how USCIS handles the more than 6 million benefit applications submitted annually.

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