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Immigration Resources


U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS):
Infopass – Online appointment scheduler for CIS District Offices.
Office Closings – Check for weather-related USCIS office closings.
Online Case Status – Track the status of cases filed at CIS Service Centers. Or call 800-375-5283
Processing Times – Find out what applications are currently being processed based on filing date.
Civil Surgeon Locator – Find the civil surgeons nearest your location.
Address Changes – Submit your change of address information online. Or use form AR-11.
FOIA Status Check – Find out the status of your Freedom of Information Act inquiry.

U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE):
Community and Detainee Helpline – Obtain information regarding ICE detainees: 888-351-4024
Detainee Locator – Obtain information regarding ICE detainees.
SEVIS School Search – Search schools approved to accept international students.

U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP):
I-94 Request Page – Print the I-94 letter relating to your admission.
Border Crossing Wait Times – Wait times for U.S. border crossings.

U.S. Department of State (DOS):
National Visa Center – Telephone only: 603-334-0700
Visa Bulletin – Find the current visa availability for preference category visas, updated monthly.
J Visa Waiver Processing Times – Find the current processing times for J visa waiver applications.
J Visa Waiver Online Case Status – Find the case status of a J visa waiver application. Or call 202-663-1225.
U.S. Passport Processing Times – Find the current processing times for U.S. passport applications.
U.S. Passport Online Case Status – Find the case status of a U.S. passport application.
U.S. Embassies & Consulates Abroad – Links to U.S. Embassies and Consulates abroad.
Foreign Embassies in the U.S. – Links to foreign embassies in the U.S.

Social Security Agency (SSA):
https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10096.pdf – How to obtain a Social Security number.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS):
Taxpayer Identification Number information – How to obtain a Taxpayer Identification number.

Selective Service:
Registration information – Register online for Selective Service
Verification information – Verify your Selective Service registration online.
Status Letter information – How to obtain a Status Letter from Selective Service

Illinois Secretary of State:
Driving License information – Information on how to obtain an Illinois driving license or state id


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