America is a nation of immigrants. That diversity is the backbone of our arts, industry, and culture.
- The Ombudsman helps people resolve problems with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and recommends fixes to systemic USCIS service issues.
Through a multi-layered, risk based system, DHS has taken significant steps to ensure that immigration benefits are not granted to individuals who pose a threat to national security.
Citizenship and Immigration Services
Written testimony of DHS Policy, CBP and ICE for a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing titled “Border Security: Examining Provisions in the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act”
May 7, 2013