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.
Statement from former Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Frequently Asked Questions about the Supreme Court ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act.
Citizenship and Immigration Services
Last Published Date: March 13, 2014
Written testimony of USCIS for a Senate Judiciary on Immigration and The National Interest hearing titled “Oversight of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services: Ensuring Agency Priorities Comply with the Law”
March 3, 2015
Written testimony of DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson for a House Committee on Homeland Security hearing titled “Open Borders: The Impact of Presidential Amnesty on Border Security”
December 2, 2014