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The Publication Library contains guidance and policy papers, reports, strategies, program regulations, guidelines, brochures and more.

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  • 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.

  • CSAC FY2021 Annual Report

    As part of DHS S&T, CSAC is the nation’s only federal study, analysis and knowledge management center for assessing the threat and hazard(s) associated with an accidental or intentional large-scale chemical event or chemical terrorism event in the United States.

  • Follow Up Q&A from myUSCIS for Applicants

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

  • White House Letter to the Federal Workforce

    White House Letter from Joe Biden to the Federal Workforce, praising their dedication in service to our Nation..

  • Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships Overview

    The Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (CP3) seeks a resilient America where communities are united to help end targeted violence and terrorism. This publication provides an overview of CP3's mission, vision, and activities.

  • TRX NEON Personnel Location Tracker

    DHS S&T’s NUSTL, in collaboration with Metro-North Commuter Railroad Company (MNR), conducted a semi-virtual technology demonstration of the TRX NEON® Personnel Location Tracker in Grand Central Terminal (GCT). The TRX NEON Personnel Tracker can provide location data that could complement data provided by mobile environmental sensors, enabling the accurate mapping of survey results to specific locations throughout GCT. NUSTL, in conjunction with MNR, facilitated a demonstration of the technology to determine its feasibility in supporting an emergency preparedness environmental survey.

  • The CIS Ombudsman's Listening Session: DHS Form 7001

    On February 7, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman (CIS Ombudsman) hosted a listening session about proposed changes to DHS Form 7001.

  • Assessment of the Critical Supply Chains Supporting the U.S. ICT Industry

    Directed by President Biden as part of the Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains (E.O. 14017), the Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security evaluated the current supply chain conditions for select hardware and software products, identified key risks that threaten to disrupt those supply chains, and proposed a strategy to mitigate risk and strengthen supply chain resiliency. 

  • Wildland Fire Sensors at the Urban Interface Fact Sheet

    Wildfires across the U.S. and around the world are becoming more frequent, costly, and dangerous. Risk factors include urban sprawl into previously undeveloped lands prone to wildfires and climate change hazards, necessitating technical innovations to assist firefighters on the front lines and keep our communities safe and resilient. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is working with TechNexus and the Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation to guide the development of a suite of sensors, platforms, and other early wildfire detection technologies to assist the Federal Emergency Management Agency and state and local emergency management partners.

  • DHS Proposes Fair and Humane Public Charge Rule

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would regulate how DHS applies the public charge ground of inadmissibility. The proposed rule would provide fair and humane treatment for noncitizens requesting admission to the United States or applying for lawful permanent residence from within the United States.

Last Updated: 01/28/2022