USCIS Director L. Francis Cissna Issues Statement on the New Agency Mission

USCIS Director L. Francis Cissna issued a statement on the agency's new mission statement. He stated, "I believe this simple, straightforward statement clearly defines the agency's role in our country's lawful immigration system and the commitment we have to the American people."

New Mission Statement:

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services administers the nation's lawful immigration system, safeguarding its integrity and promise by efficiently and fairly adjudicating requests for immigration benefits while protecting Americans, securing the homeland, and honoring our values.

Old Mission Statement:

USCIS secures America's promise as a nation of immigrants by providing accurate and useful information to our customers, granting immigration and citizenship benefits, promoting an awareness and understanding of citizenship, and ensuring the integrity of our immigration system.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 18022300.

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