AILA Quicktake #282 – Congress Introduces a Bipartisan Bill on USCIS Case BacklogOn February 26th, The Case Backlog and Transparency Act of 2020 is introduced in the House by Representatives Tony Cardenas and Steve Stivers. AILA's Director of Government Relations Sharvari Dalal-Dheini explains why this bill is an important step towards holding USCIS accountable.
Find the full text of the bill at www.aila.org/backlog
Read AILA's policy brief on USCIS processing delays at www.aila.org/USCISDelaysBrief
AILA National Day of Action - 3.5.2020Make your voice heard! Join us for AILA National Day of Action.
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AILA Quicktake #277 - USCIS Publishes a Proposed Rule Increasing Application and Petition FeesAILA National's Policy Counsel, Jason Boyd, explains the impacts of a rule proposed by USCIS that would substantially increase application and petition fees.
AILA Invites You to the Fight for USCIS AccountabilityLearn more at https://www.aila.org/uscis
Congress Issues Bipartisan Call for USCIS AccountabilityOver the past week, both chambers of the U.S. Congress sent unequivocal statements to USCIS calling for greater transparency and accountability about case processing delays. On Friday May 10th, 82 House Members asked Government Accountability Office to investigate USCIS’s crisis-level processing delays. On Monday May13th, a bipartisan group of Senators demanded explanations for the backlog.
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House of Representatives Holds USCIS AccountableThis week, Congress held two oversight hearings to hold USCIS accountable for defying its statutory mandate.