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Statement of Intent Regarding Filing Requirement for Attorneys and Accredited Representatives Participating in Group Assistance Events

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) supports the efforts of immigration practitioners who volunteer to assist aliens at community events.  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that, until further notice, DHS Disciplinary Counsel does not intend to initiate disciplinary proceedings against practitioners (attorneys and accredited representatives) based solely on the failure to submit a Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Accredited Representative (Form G-28) in relation to pro bono services provided at group assistance events. 

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DHS Publishes Notice On E-Verify Self Check System of Records

[Federal Register: February 16, 2011 (Volume 76, Number 32)]
[Notices]              
[Page 9034-9038]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Office of the Secretary

[Docket No. DHS-2011-0007]

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Guidance on F-1 Transfers from Tri-Valley University

To: All SEVIS Users
Date: February 7, 2011
Re: Consideration of Former F-1 Students from Tri-Valley University for Enrollment
Number: 1101-02

On January 18, 2011, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) either cancelled or terminated all initial, active and transfer-in student records associated with Tri-Valley University (TVU) in Pleasanton, California.
Students enrolled at TVU and those who entered the United States but have not enrolled at TVU are unable to maintain F-1 status.

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DHS Announces Anti-Fraud Enhancements to E-Verify

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

WASHINGTON–Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas today announced the expansion of the E-Verify program's capabilities to include U.S. passport photo matching—further enhancing the integrity of the program by enabling E-Verify to automatically check the validity and authenticity of all U.S. passports and passport cards presented for employment verification checks.

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DHS Fact Sheet on Naturalizations Trends between 1980 and 2008

DHS Office of Immigration Statistics provides updated information on the cumulative naturalization rates and the timing of naturalization through 2008 of immigrants who obtained legal permanent resident status from 1973 through 1999.

Please check the attached document for detail information.

 

 

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Citizenship and Naturalization: 

2009 Yearbook of Immigration Statistics

The Yearbook of Immigration Statistics is a compendium of tables that provides data on foreign nationals who, during a fiscal year, were granted lawful permanent residence (i.e., admitted as immigrants or became legal permanent residents), were admitted into the United States on a temporary basis (e.g., tourists, students, or workers), applied for asylum or refugee status, or were naturalized. The Yearbook also presents data on immigration law enforcement actions, including alien apprehensions, removals, and prosecutions.

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DHS Launches First-of-Its-Kind Campaign to Combat Human Trafficking

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

Fact Sheet: DHS Blue Campaign 

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today launched the “Blue Campaign”—a DHS-wide initiative to combat human trafficking through enhanced public awareness, victim assistance programs, and law enforcement training and initiatives.

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DHS Publishes Final Rule On Electronic Signature and Storage Of Form I-9

[Federal Register: July 22, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 140)]
[Rules and Regulations]              
[Page 42575-42579]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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8 CFR Part 274a

[ICE 2345-05; DHS-2005-0046]
RIN 1653-AA47

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