Everyone has a blog…even USCIS!

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United States Citizenship and Immigration Service has recently added their own blog to the blogosphere. It is called The Beacon and can be accessed at the following URL: http://blog.uscis.gov/ Besides covering important issues like advanced parole, immigration is now publishing stories about adoptions and recognizing our veterans under their “wounded warriors” program. It is nice to see that immigration is …

An Update–The Line? What Line? The More Tragic Truth Emerges About Legal Immigration

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In October 2009, I wrote a blog talking about the disastrously long waiting lines for legal immigration to the United States. In Get In The Line? What Line? The Tragic Tale of Employment Based Immigrant Visa Delays, I stated that: This delay in legal, employment based immigration is a crisis for America. If you are an intending immigrant, and your …

RFE Hell and Increased USCIS Filing Fees

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Dear Director Mayorkas: Last week in a speech you broached the subject of the possible need to increase filing fees because of a decrease in the number of applications received by USCIS this fiscal year. You also noted that there was over $100 million shortfall in your budget because of these decreased filings. I have some suggestions to meet your …

USCIS Is Poorly Managed–So says DHS!

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There was shocking news this week about the USCIS–management shortcomings have undermined USCIS efforts to eliminate the millions of backlogged cases: http://www.govexec.com/story_page.cfm?articleid=42356&dcn=e_gvet! Let’s be serious, literally millions of immigrants have experienced the shortcomings that the DHS Office of the Inspector General points out in this report. Immigrants have been abused by officers in Adjustment and Naturalization interviews because of poor …