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Citizenship and Immigration Services

Friday Talking Points -- Obama's Gutsy Move

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

When Congress wouldn't pass a bill, the president had to act on immigration and deportation policy, to keep families intact -- a measure that affected 40 percent of the undocumented immigrants in the United States.

Deferred Action's Approval Rate In Dispute

VOXXI | Griselda Nevarez | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

The Obama administration has approved a whopping 99.5 percent of the request for the new deferred action program that protects undocumented youth from...

CIS Warns About Copycat And Misleading Websites

Aggie R. Hoffman | Posted 11.23.2011 | Latino Voices
Aggie R. Hoffman

Within the past year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) has made an effort to educate the public about the dangers of hiring a consultant or notary to process their immigration, also giving advice on how to protect oneself.

Former Obama Immigration Official Roxana Bacon Blasts White House

Andrew Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Becker

With uncommon candor for a once-public official, Bacon says the administration has shied away from vision and practical leadership on immigration, because of indifference and timidity, respectively.

Leahy: Obama Leaving Thousands Of Refugees In Limbo

Government Executive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., is calling on the Obama administration to correct problems that have left thousands of refugees and as...