Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Category: eFiling

USCIS Discontinues Legacy E-Filing System

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced that it is discontinuing its legacy “e-Filing” system to maintain data security standards and focus resources on a replacement Electronic Immigration System. The legacy e-Filing system offered online filing for several USCIS forms. After the legacy system is decommissioned and before the new system is fully operational,… Read More

State Dept. Sends Guidance to Posts on New Electronic Immigrant Visa Application

The Department of State recently sent a cable to all diplomatic and consular posts providing guidance and describing the timeline for deployment of the new electronic DS-260 (Immigrant Visa Application) and DS-261 (Choice of Address and Agent), which replaces the paper-based DS-230 (Application for Immigrant Visa Registration, parts I and II) and the DS-3032 (Choice… Read More

DHS Publishes Regulation To Facilitate Electronic Filing

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published the first in a series of regulations (PDF) intended to promote the migration of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) benefit filings from a paper-based environment to an electronic one. USCIS said the regulation “is an important step toward modernizing how USCIS handles the more than 6… Read More