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Immigration

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  • CIS Immigration Status Verification Program (1)
    ND-1600.1000

    CIS Immigration Status Verification Program

    ND-1600.1000

    A service, officially known as the CIS Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) Program, that enables federal, state and local government agencies to obtain the immigration status information they need to determine an applicant's/recipient's eligibility for any of a wide variety of public benefits. The program also administers employment verification programs that enable employers to verify the work authorization of newly hired employees. The Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) is part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
  • English as a Second Language (3)
    HH-0500.8000-150

    English as a Second Language

    HH-0500.8000-150

    Programs that offer opportunities for non-English-speaking and limited-English-speaking adults to learn listening, speaking, reading and writing skills with an emphasis on developing the level of communication competence that is essential for adults who are living in a setting in which English is the primary language. Also included are programs that provide English language instruction for younger people.
  • Human Trafficking Legal Assistance (1)
    FT-3375

    Human Trafficking Legal Assistance

    FT-3375

    Programs that provide legal assistance including consultation and representation for victims of human trafficking who have a case involving issues such as coercion into prostitution, forced marriage, domestic violence, bonded labor or other controlled situations against their will that fall within the jurisdiction of the courts in the United States. Human trafficking is the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of persons by improper means, such as force, abduction, fraud or coercion, for an improper purpose, like forced or coerced labor, servitude, slavery or sexual exploitation.
  • Immigrant Benefits Assistance (1)
    FT-1000.3300

    Immigrant Benefits Assistance

    FT-1000.3300

    Programs that provide assistance for non-citizens who are having difficulty understanding and/or obtaining access to the government-sponsored entitlement programs and social services for which they are eligible including housing programs, employment assistance and job training, medical assistance, and other government entitlements. The program may help these individuals understand the eligibility criteria for benefits and services, the benefits/services available, the payment process and the rights of beneficiaries; provide consultation and advice; help them complete benefits application forms; negotiate on their behalf with benefits administration and social service staff; and/or represent them in administrative processes or judicial litigation. Included are benefits counseling organizations that offer a range of advocacy services and legal aid programs that offer more formalized legal assistance.
  • Immigrant Communities (2)
    YH-3300

    Immigrant Communities

    YH-3300

    People from other countries who have come to the United States to live permanently.
  • Immigrant Legalization/Registry (1)
    FT-3600.6500-330

    Immigrant Legalization/Registry

    FT-3600.6500-330

    Programs that assist in filing applications for aliens wishing to be adjusted to lawful permanent residence status due to long periods of unlawful presence in the United States. Included are the legalization program commonly known as amnesty, which pertains to aliens who entered the U.S. prior to January 1, 1982 and remained unlawfully since that date; and the registry program which pertains to aliens who entered the U.S. prior to January 1, 1972 and remained unlawfully since that date. The legalization/amnesty program is no longer available. The registry program is active.
  • Immigrant Visa Application Filing Assistance (1)
    FT-3600.3300

    Immigrant Visa Application Filing Assistance

    FT-3600.3300

    Programs that assist in filing petitions by aliens who are seeking admission to the United States with the intention of residing in the U.S. on a permanent basis. In most cases, a relative or prospective employer files the immigrant visa application on behalf of the individual. Certain applicants such as investors, workers with extraordinary ability and certain special immigrants may petition on their own behalf. Petitioners apply for a specific immigrant classification for the beneficiary, e.g., priority worker, spouse of a lawful permanent resident and, when the petition has been approved, wait until a visa number becomes available.
  • Immigrants (2)
    YE-3300

    Immigrants

    YE-3300

    Individuals from other countries who have come to the United States to live permanently.
  • Immigration Issues (15)
    YZ-3350

    Immigration Issues

    YZ-3350

    Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of immigration.
  • Immigration Statistics (1)
    TJ-8000.3300

    Immigration Statistics

    TJ-8000.3300

    Programs that produce statistics which relate to the foreign nationals who were granted lawful permanent residence, were admitted into the country on a temporary basis, applied for asylum or refugee status, or were naturalized. Immigration statistics also include data on immigration law enforcement activity.
  • Immigration/Naturalization Legal Services (11)
    FT-3600

    Immigration/Naturalization Legal Services

    FT-3600

    Programs that provide legal assistance for immigrants, nonimmigrant visa applicants, asylum seekers and lawful permanent residents who are seeking naturalization. Services are generally provided by nonprofit immigration law offices and may involve information and consultation about benefits under immigration law including procedures for obtaining student, visitor and employment-based visas; family immigration; asylee status; lawful permanent residence status; or citizenship.
  • Migrant Education Programs (1)
    HH-5000

    Migrant Education Programs

    HH-5000

    Programs that provide formal supplementary learning activities and experiences for school age children who travel with their families from one temporary residence to another to enable family members to secure temporary or seasonable employment.
  • Refugee Resettlement Services (2)
    PH-1450.7000

    Refugee Resettlement Services

    PH-1450.7000

    Government-appointed nonprofit organizations, frequently associated with the faith community, that provide resettlement services through a network of local affiliates for refugee populations designated by the U.S. Department of State. These organizations take the lead in helping newly arrived refugees or refugee families make an adjustment to their new home and community. Services provided by local affiliates may include reception for arriving refugees; provision of a "welcome kit" of immediate necessities; periodic visits with the family during the early days of their transition; collection and provision of household goods; cultural orientation and ESL classes; and assistance in locating housing and employment, using public transportation and identifying other needed services.
  • Sex Trafficking Victims (1)
    YX-1500.9000-800

    Sex Trafficking Victims

    YX-1500.9000-800

    Individuals who have been forced into prostitution against their will or to serve as "sex slaves". The commercial sex trade can include street prostitution, massage parlors, escort services, strip clubs and residential brothels. Sex trafficking can be defined as the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision or obtaining of a person for the purposes of a commercial sex act, in which the commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such an act has not attained 18 years of age.
  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Petitions (1)
    FT-3600.3300-820

    Special Immigrant Juvenile Petitions

    FT-3600.3300-820

    Programs that assist in filing petitions for immigrant visas which allow admission, on a permanent basis, of minors who have been declared dependents of a juvenile court located in the United States or have been placed under the custody of an agency of a state and deemed eligible for long-term foster care due to abuse, neglect or abandonment in situations where it has been determined that it is not in their best interests to be returned to their country of nationality.
 
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