USCIS To Shutter Most International Offices

By Nicole Narea (August 9, 2019, 2:36 PM EDT) -- U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will close all but seven of its 20 field offices worldwide, including major hubs in London, Seoul and Frankfurt, the agency's director announced Friday.

The agency's offices in Beijing, Guangzhou, Guatemala City, Mexico City, Nairobi, New Delhi and San Salvador will remain open, Ken Cuccinelli said in a tweet. USCIS will stagger the closings over the course of the next year, with the field offices Monterrey, Mexico, and Seoul, South Korea, being the first to shut down at the end of September, he added in a statement.

"This cost-effective and high value international footprint allows USCIS...

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