Thursday, February 9th, 2017

USCIS to Launch ELIS on May 22nd


"On Tuesday May 22, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will launch the initial release of its new electronic immigration system, USCIS ELIS. USCIS ELIS is the agency’s first-ever online immigration system created to modernize the process for both filing and adjudicating immigration benefits. The first release, which is available for certain students and visitors, lays the foundation for the Web-based future of USCIS and our immigration system.  Beginning with the first release, USCIS ELIS provides improved customer service, shorter processing times, and enhanced adjudication tools to combat fraud and safeguard national security. Future releases will add form types and functions to the system, gradually expanding to cover all USCIS immigration