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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has jurisdiction over immigration and naturalization issues.


Consumers can call the USCIS for information regarding: Application Support Centers, Service Centers, local area immigration services field offices, National Customer Service Call (NCSC) Centers, Forms Centers.


(800) 375-5283
(800) 767-1833 TDD
(877) 247-4645 Military Help Line (877) CIS-4MIL



The USCIS processes all immigrant and non-immigrant benefits provided to visitors of the United States, including:


* Family-based petitions – facilitating the process for close relatives to immigrate, gain permanent residency, work, etc;

* Employment-based petitions – facilitating the process for current and prospective employees to immigrate or stay in the U.S. temporarily;

* Asylum and Refugee processing – adjudicating asylum and the processing of refugees;

* Naturalization – approving citizenship of eligible persons who wish to become U. S. citizens;

* Special status programs – adjudicating eligibility for U.S. immigration status as a form of humanitarian aid to foreign nationals; and,

* Document issuance and renewal – including verification of eligibility, production and issuance of immigration documents.



To order forms from The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services:

(800) 870-3676


Other referrals: www.ice.gov for Immigration law enforcement issues




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