Agenda of panels and speakers for the Office of the CIS Ombudsman Seventh Annual Conference.
Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman
After careful consideration of available information and consultation with interagency partners, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke today issued a Binding Operational Directive (BOD) directing Federal Executive Branch departments and agencies to take actions related to the use or presence of information security products, solutions, and services supplied directly or indirectly by AO Kaspersky Lab or related entities.
Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly today announced the appointment of Julie Kirchner as Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) Ombudsman. Kirchner was most recently an advisor to the Acting Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, Kevin McAleenan. Before serving as executive director of the Federation for American Immigration Reform, Kirchner worked as counsel at the Minnesota House of Representatives and as a private litigator and criminal prosecutor. She earned her B.A. at Yale University and received her J.D. with high distinction at the University of Iowa College of Law.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will honor Presidents Day by welcoming more than 25,000 new U.S. citizens during 162 naturalization ceremonies across the country from Feb. 14 through Feb. 22.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced a new partnership between the DHS Blue Campaign - the unified voice for DHS’s efforts to combat human trafficking - and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Tomorrow, Acting Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Russ Deyo will participate in a meeting alongside U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President for National Security and Emergency Preparedness Ann Beauchesne and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President for Labor, Immigration and Employee Benefits Randy Johnson to discuss a new partnership with the DHS Blue Campaign.
This month, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Blue Campaign is marking an important milestone - six years of work to combat human trafficking in the United States. Since 2010, the Blue Campaign has served as the unified voice for the Department’s efforts to combat human trafficking.
On June 29, 2016, the Office of Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman submitted its 2016 Annual Report to Congress.
In this series of three blog posts celebrating Presidents Day, we honor three of our nation's presidents who grew up with immigrant parents.