U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
USCIS seeks information on contract cybersecurity personnel
The agency last week said it is looking to expand cybersecurity defenses in a range of areas.
USCIS automating pre-processing of immigration cases
New tools will dissect supporting evidence, making it easier for adjudicators to make decisions to award people benefits like green cards.
DHS sued over social media surveillance of visa holders
Naturalization attempts may have been denied based on posts from applicants' social media connections.
State Department names new chief data officer
Matthew Graviss has been heading up the department's Center for Analytics for the past month.
DHS’s innovation program brings in 5 more blockchain startups
The small Phase 1 awards are specifically for projects on preventing forgery and counterfeiting of certificates and licenses at agencies like U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
DHS exploring 5 additional blockchain use cases
The DHS Privacy Office, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services proposed new scenarios for the technology in a reissued solicitation.