3/1/2023 Office of Migrant Education Annual Directors Meeting Day 1 | Day 2 (video)
Annual meeting of Office of Migrant Education (OME). They serve migrant children, youth, agricultural workers, fishers, and their families and administer programs for High School Equivalency and transitioning to higher education and workforce training.
3/3/2023 USCIS Naturalization Test Redesign - Volunteering for the Trial Tests (pdf of pptx)\
During this engagement, USCIS gave an overview of the trial speaking and civics test design and provided information on volunteering for the trial tests.
3/10/2023 Welcome Corps Information Session (webinar recording)
The Welcome Corps is a new service opportunity for Americans to welcome refugees seeking freedom and safety and, in turn, make a difference in their own communities. In this session, you will hear from sponsors who have already welcomed newcomers into their communities. You’ll also hear from members of the Welcome Corps team who will discuss: the responsibilities of private sponsorship; how the Welcome Corps supports private sponsors; and how you can apply to become a private sponsor
3/23/2023 USCIS and Institute of Museum and Library Services Webinar: Unauthorized Practice of Immigration Law
Check Electronic Reading Room | USCIS (pptx of previous USCIS webinars)
3/29/2023 DHS Listening Session Updating the DHS Language Access Plan
Date/Time: Wednesday, March 29, 3:00 pm ET
The DHS Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) invites stakeholders to participate in a listening session on language access. The listening session is to receive input to update the DHS Language Access Plan for the purpose of strengthening language access across DHS. This session will take place via Zoom on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, from 3:00 to 4:30 pm ET. Topics include:
- General input on the DHS Language Access Plan, e.g., identification of any gaps, what more CRCL and DHS Components can do to strengthen the plan
- Quality of DHS translations and interpretation
- Meaningful access for speakers of Indigenous languages and less common languages
- Meaningful access for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders
- Effective methods for reaching LEP communities about DHS information, programs, and activities
4/1/2023 How to Apply for a USCIS Citizenship and Integration Grant
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 11, 2023, | 2 – 3 p.m. ET
Registration: Visit the USCIS registration page.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services invites you to participate in a webinar on Tuesday, April 11, from 2 - 3 p.m. Eastern, to discuss the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program.
Citizenship and Integration Grants provide funding to organizations that prepare immigrants for naturalization and promote civic integration through increased knowledge of English, U.S. history, and civics.
During this session, USCIS will provide a general overview of the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program and answer your questions about the application requirements and process.
To apply for these funding opportunities, eligible applicants must visit www.grants.gov. All applicants must also have a Unique Entity ID (UEI) number, a valid employer identification number (EIN) number, and an updated System for Award Management (SAM.gov) account before applying.
For additional information on the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program, visit uscis.gov/grants.
- Upcoming National Engagements | USCIS
- Upcoming Local Engagements | USCIS (Including teacher trainings)
- Electronic Reading Room | USCIS (pptx of previous USCIS webinars)
- USCIS YouTube channel
- DHS Language Access
- LEP.gov Limited English Proficiency