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Citizenship and Immigration Services

Managed by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the United States’ lawful immigration system is one of the most generous in the world.

  • Refugees and Asylees

    Annual flow reports on Refugees and Asylees from the Office of Immigration Statistics (OIS) based on fiscal year.

  • CIS Ombudsman Strategic Plans

    The Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Ombudsman (CIS Ombudsman) aims to be a champion for a transparent and efficient immigration benefits system administered by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Our strategic plans help us to effectively carry out our mission through casework, stakeholder engagement, and policy recommendations.

  • Follow Up Q&A from myUSCIS for Applicants

    Follow Up Questions and Answers from the CIS Ombudsman's Webinar: Overview of myUSCIS for Applicants.

  • USCIS Retired PIAs

    USCIS Retired PIAs - DHS/USCIS/PIA-001, 002, 004, 005, 006(a), 006(b), 006, 006(c), 011, 014, 014(a), 020, 024, 025, 026, 028

  • DHS/USCIS-027 USCIS Asylum Division

    System of Records Notices (SORNs) and Privacy Impact Statements (PIAs) regarding the Asylum Division of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

  • Migrant Protection Protocols Cohort Reports

    Under the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), certain noncitizens encountered at the Southwest Border await their immigration proceedings in Mexico rather than in the United States. These reports describe MPP processing and outcomes for noncitizens enrolled in MPP within given time periods, summarizing information on enrollee nationalities, fear claims, vaccinations, and processing outcomes (returns to Mexico or disenrollments) by month of MPP enrollment. Additional reports will be added regularly to include information about individuals enrolled in future months along with updated information about earlier enrollees as they move through additional stages of the MPP process.

    The Excel files with the readable tables may be published slightly before the narrative report is available.

  • Legal Immigration and Adjustment of Status Report

    Quarterly reports detailing the number of adjustments of immigration status that occurred during the reporting period this period is for FY 2022, Quarter 4.

  • The CIS Ombudsman's Webinar Series: myUSCIS for Applicants

    January 20, 2022, the Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman (CIS Ombudsman) hosted a public webinar providing an overview of myUSCIS.

  • DHS Form 7001 with Instructions

    DHS Form 7001, Case Assistance Form, is used to request case assistance from the Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman (CIS Ombudsman).

  • Lawful Permanent Residents

    LPRs also known as “green card” holders, are non-citizens who are lawfully authorized to live permanently within the US.