“U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services”

Jurisdiction: United States United States

A federal agency in the Department of Homeland Security that oversees lawful immigration to the United States. Its functions include:

  • Granting employment authorization to eligible aliens;
  • Issuing documentation of alien employment authorization;
  • Maintaining Forms I-9; and
  • Administering the E-Verify employment eligibility verification program.
Source: USCIS Glossary, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services