About Us


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Mission and Core Values

We administer the nation’s lawful immigration system. Learn more about our core values and who we are.
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Learn more about our mission, leadership, organization and goals of key directorates and program offices within our agency.
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Read more about our agency leadership, their background, and their current responsibilities.
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Laws and Policy

This section provides information on laws, regulations and other authorities, including interpretations and policies that USCIS and other immigration-related components of the Department of Homeland Security follow.
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Find out what makes us one of the best government agencies to work for.
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Our History

Our federal immigration and naturalization administration legacy spans more than 100 years. Read more about our history.