USCIS Will Permanently Close Its Field Office In Panama City, Panama On 2/1/13

After 2/1/13, jurisdiction over the countries currently served by the Panama City field office will be divided between the USCIS field offices in Lima, Peru, and San Salvador, El Salvador.

USCIS Posts Federal Register Notices on Proposed Form Revisions

USCIS recently published Federal Register notices on proposed form revisions, including the Petition for Alien Fiance(e) Form I-129F, DACA Form I-821D, Application for Naturalization Form N-400, and the Application for Employment Authorization Form I-765. Comments on Form I-129F are due by 1/14/13. The USCIS notice on Form N-400 proposes the addition of a number of questions to the form. Comments on Form N-400 are due by 2/19/13.

ABC News/Univision: Rep. Gowdy Selected to Head Key Immigration Committee

ABC News/Univision reports that House leaders chose Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) to head the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.