Original Date AnnouncedFebruary 22, 2018
The new mission statement is as follows: "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services administers the nation's lawful immigration system, safeguarding its integrity and promise by efficiently and fairly adjudicating requests for immigration benefits while protecting Americans, securing the homeland, and honoring our values." [ID #709]USCIS Director L. Francis Cissna on New Agency Mission Statement
Effective DateFebruary 22, 2018
Biden Administration Action: Revoked/ReplacedFebruary 9, 2022
2022.02.09 USCIS Announces New Agency Mission Statement
This Biden administration policy replaces the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.
The Biden administration changed the USCIS mission statement to read: "USCIS upholds America’s promise as a nation of welcome and possibility with fairness, integrity, and respect for all we serve."View Document