USCIS will be permanently closed on July 5

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has stopped accepting applications and petitions as it will be closing its operations in Manila.The office will be permanently closing its field office at the US Embassy, Manila on July 5.

“The US Embassy in Manila will assume responsibility for certain limited services previously provided by USCIS to individuals residing in the Philippines,” the USCIS announced on its Facebook page.

The following services it provides include citizenship, immigration of family members, working in the US, verifying an individual’s legal right to work in the US, humanitarian programs, adoptions, civic integration and genealogy.