Every year, the United States grants lawful permanent resident status to approximately 1.1 million individuals from all across the world.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations Deputy Assistant Commissioner John Wagner, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations National Security Investigations Division Assistant Director Craig Healy, Office of Policy (PLCY) Screening Coordination Office Deputy Assistant Secretary Kelli Ann Burriesci, and Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency Deputy Director Bob Burns address the progress DHS is making to incorporate biometrics into DHS’ comprehensive entry/exit system and to identify, report, and address overstays in support of DHS’ border security and immigration enforcement missions.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Leon Rodriguez addresses USCIS’ role in the security process for visa petitions and other USCIS adjudications.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the launch of a Known Employer pilot to assess a new process for employers seeking to hire certain workers through employment-based visa categories.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations acting Assistant Commissioner John Wagner, CBP Office of Intelligence and Investigative Liaison acting Assistant Commissioner Troy Miller, and Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) Deputy Under Secretary for Analysis Jenny Lasley address CBP’s security measures to protect the United States from the threat of terrorists and terrorist weapons, including threats connected with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.