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Defining residence - Representative Escobar (PDF, 2.47 MB)
Correspondence regarding the policy update on section 320 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).
Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) - Representative Velazquez (PDF, 5.61 MB)
Correspondence regarding the TPS and DED programs.
Filipino World War II Veterans Parole (FMVP) - Representative Case (PDF, 2.41 MB)
Correspondence regarding the termination of the FMVP program.
T visa denials - Senator Feinstein (PDF, 2.00 MB)
Correspondence regarding the increase in T visa denials.
Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act - Senator Cortez Masto (PDF, 693 KB)
Correspondence requesting data on three and ten year inadmissibility bars to the United States.
Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipients in Nevada - Senator Cortez Masto (PDF, 455 KB)
Correspondence regarding TPS recipients who have been unable to renew their driver's licences in Nevada.
U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) - Representative Lofgren (PDF, 1.96 MB)
Correspondence regarding the refugee admissions ceiling for FY 2020.
U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) - Senator Lankford (PDF, 989 KB)
Correspondence regarding the refugee admissions ceiling for FY 2020.
U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) - Senator Wyden (PDF, 985 KB)
Correspondence regarding the refugee admissions ceiling for FY 2020.
Deferred Action - Chairman Raskin (PDF, 2.11 MB)
Correspondence regarding deferred action.
Parole in Place (PIP) program - Senator Duckworth (PDF, 1.22 MB)
Correspondence regarding the proposed termination of the Parole in Place (PIP) program.
TPS - Syria - Senator Gillibrand (PDF, 1.43 MB)
Correspondence requesting the extension and re-designation of Syria for Temporary Protected Status.
TPS - Syria - Representative Watkins (PDF, 779 KB)
Correspondence requesting the extension of Temporary Protected Status for Syria.
TPS - Syria - Representative Wilson (PDF, 1.10 MB)
Correspondence requesting the extension and re-designation of Syria for Temporary Protected Status.
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) - Representative DeSaulnier (PDF, 594 KB)
Correspondence regarding Modernizing Recruitment Requirements for the Temporary Employment of H-2B Foreign Workers.
Processing Times - Representative Smith (PDF, 2.68 MB)
Correspondence regarding processing times of Optional Practical Training (OPT) applications.
Naturalization Test - Representative Torres (PDF, 664 KB)
Correspondence regarding the upcoming changes to the naturalization test.
E-3 Visas - Representative Higgins (PDF, 689 KB)
Correspondence regarding the E-3 visa requirement.
Processing Times - Representative Jayapal (PDF, 760 KB)
Correspondence regarding shifting caseloads between field offices.
TPS - Haiti - Senator Rubio (PDF, 2.02 MB)
Correspondence regarding the termination of Temporary Protected Status for Haiti.
TPS - Venezuela - Senator Menendez (PDF, 6.16 MB)
Correspondence requesting the designation of Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status.
Processing delays - Senator Van Hollen (PDF, 974 KB)
Correspondence regarding processing delays, particularly to family-based immigration petitions and employment authorization documents.
Public Charge - Chairman Thompson (PDF, 617 KB)
Correspondence regarding inadmissibility on public charge grounds.
Employment authorization for Liberians with Deferred Enforced Departure - Senator Smith (PDF, 887 KB)
Correspondence regarding erroneously rejected employment authorizations due to a system update error.
Naturalization for legal permanent residents who have been employed in the legal cannabis industry - Representative Neguse (PDF, 1.42 MB)
Correspondence regarding requirements for naturalization in the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).
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