New immigration-friendly mission statement for USCIS | Jackson Lewis CP

USCIS again changed its mission statement – ​​this time to take a more pro-immigration stance.

In 2018, USCIS under the Trump administration changed its mission statement to align with President Donald Trump’s emphasis on enforcement, rigorous scrutiny, and extreme verification. Statement did not emphasize customer satisfactionthat is to say, the satisfaction of applicants, applicants and beneficiaries. The change in direction was abrupt and did not go unnoticed. Instead, the mission statement focused on protecting and serving the American people and ensuring that benefits were not provided to those who did not qualify or to those who “would harm us. …”. the statement 2018 did not refer to the United States as a “nation of migrants” and focused on efficiency while “protecting Americans, securing the homeland and honoring our values”.

New USCIS 2022 Mission Statement Reflects President Joe Biden’s Belief that “new Americans fuel our economy as innovators and job creators, working in all of America’s industries and contributing to our arts, culture, and government.” As a result, he issued decrees order the various immigration agencies to reduce unnecessary barriers to immigration. The 2022 mission statement also reflects President Biden’s directions and USCIS Director Ur M. Jaddou’s “vision of an inclusive and accessible agency.” Jaddou Director “is committed to ensuring that the immigration system . . . is accessible and human. . . [serving] the public with respect and fairness, and to lead with integrity to reflect America’s promise as a nation of welcome and opportunity today and for generations to come.

According to director Jaddou, USCIS will endeavor to achieve the core values ​​of treating candidates with integrity, dignity and respect and using innovation to deliver world-class service while vigilantly building and improving safety. On February 3, 2022, Director Jaddou, accompanied by her deputies, informed the nation about the agency’s efforts to improve service at USCIS. Agency leaders have made it clear that USCIS knows it must continue to eliminate backlogs, reduce processing times, reduce evidence requests and unnecessary interviews, eliminate inequities in processing times between service centers and improve the contact center, among others, to achieve its purpose. goals. By using streamlining and technological innovation, USCIS hopes to make itself much more consumer-focused.