New citizenship test released December 2020
USCIS has updated the civics test. If you apply for naturalization on or after December 1, 2020, you will need to take the new version of the civics test. USAHello is preparing translations of the new test questions in Arabic, Chinese, French, Hindi, Korean, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog and Vietnamese. Translations of the new civics questions will be available on our website by December 1st.
Diversity Immigrant Visa Update
The application period for the 2022 Diversity Visa program closed on November 10, 2020. If you applied for the DV-2022 program, you will be able to check your status starting May 8, 2021. If you applied for the DV-2021 program, check your status now at dvprogram.state.gov.
On November 14, 2020, a federal judge ruled that the suspension of portions of the DACA program was not lawful. Changes to how the program is implemented are now pending a new court ruling in December. Currently no new applications are being accepted.
TPS for South Sudan
TPS for people from South Sudan has been extended until May 2, 2022.