Immigration Application Fees: Current Fees Are Not Sufficient to Fund U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' Operations

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Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "The Homeland Security Act of 2002 (HSA) established the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). CIS is responsible for several functions transferred from the former Immigration Services Division of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) under the Department of Justice. CIS's functions include adjudicating and processing applications for U.S. citizenship and naturalization, administering work authorizations and other petitions, and providing services for new residents and citizens. CIS collects fees from applicants to process the various immigrationrelated applications and petitions. CIS ... continued below

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United States. General Accounting Office. January 5, 2004.

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Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "The Homeland Security Act of 2002 (HSA) established the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). CIS is responsible for several functions transferred from the former Immigration Services Division of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) under the Department of Justice. CIS's functions include adjudicating and processing applications for U.S. citizenship and naturalization, administering work authorizations and other petitions, and providing services for new residents and citizens. CIS collects fees from applicants to process the various immigrationrelated applications and petitions. CIS also receives appropriated funds to pay for administrative and overhead costs such as records management and backlog reduction. HSA requires that we report on whether CIS is likely to derive sufficient funds from fees to carry out its functions in the absence of appropriated funds."

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United States. General Accounting Office. Immigration Application Fees: Current Fees Are Not Sufficient to Fund U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' Operations, text, January 5, 2004; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc301072/: accessed June 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.