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Government Documents - Department of Homeland Security: Citizenship and Immigration Services

Describes our holdings of Homeland Security and related agency publications.

About the agency

The functions of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) were formerly handled by the Department of Labor. In 1940, these functions were transferred to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) within the Department of Justice. In 2003, the INS's functions were transferred to the newly-created DHS. CIS handles naturalization and enforces immigration laws.

Internet resources

Our holdings

Government Documents holds a partial collection of CIS publications, including the following series:

Test preparation materials for naturalization tests (HS 8.2:) Flash cards and other study materials

We have many Congressional hearings, reports, and documents about immigration, border patrol, citizenship, and related topics. Search for these using ProQuest Congressional.

Additional documents covering 1910-1932 are available in the Executive Branch Documents microfiche set. Please contact a government documents librarian if you have questions about our holdings.

Subject Guide

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