Thursday, June 21st, 2018

USCIS Launches Online Immigration System, USCIS ELIS

"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
(USCIS) today launched the first phase of its electronic immigration
benefits system, known as USCIS ELIS. The system has been created to modernize the process for filing and adjudicating immigration benefits. 

“Today marks a significant milestone in our agency’s history,” said
USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas. “We have launched the foundation for
the web-based future of our agency and our immigration benefits system.
USCIS ELIS will transform how we interact with our customers and how we
manage the 6-7 million applications we receive each year.”
 
This
initial launch brings the agency closer to realizing the future of
immigration services. Beginning today, individuals can establish a USCIS
ELIS account and apply online to extend or change their nonimmigrant
status for certain visa types