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USCIS Policy Manual Update

Know Before You Go

USCIS is committed to keeping everyone safe during this pandemic. Our Visitor Policy details the precautions we enacted to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in reopened facilities.

Follow the instructions included in your appointment notice. 

Visitor Policy

Know Before You Go

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File Online

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Filing a form online is easier and faster than paper filing. It gives you a simple and personalized way to track your case online. You can also access other USCIS services.

The first step is to create an account.

Manage Your Case

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Use our online tools and resources to manage your case:

Learn About Green Cards

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Get information on eligibility requirements, how to apply, and whether your family members can also apply with you.

Learn About Citizenship

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The Citizenship Resource Center has information about the important rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship, the naturalization process, and how to prepare for the test.

Working in the U.S.

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Many people want to come to the United States to work. Get information on the different application requirements and work options.

Tools and Resources

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We have many resources to help you achieve your goals. Use our self-service tools to learn about eligibility, our filing fees, and to study for and take the English and civics practice test.