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The Immigration Group at Brookhaven National Laboratory is charged with the responsibility of compliance with all U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Labor Laws and regulations relating to the Immigration Status of all Foreign Nationals. The International Services Group is an entity within the Human Resources & Occupational Medicine Division.
The International Services Group is located in Building 400B
WARNING! NEW TELEPHONIC SCAM TARGETING FOREIGN NATIONALS
International Services has received information on a new telephonic scam potentially victimizing foreign nationals in the United States. According to one report, the individual will receive a call purporting to be from a USCIS officer, who will have certain correct information on the individual, including the individual’s name and address. The caller will state that there is some discrepancy in USCIS records, and ask for confirmation of data, such as an I-94 number, an “A” number, or a visa control number. The caller will then tell the individual that there is a penalty for not clearing up the discrepancy, and that the individual is to send a sum of money via Western Union, to an address the caller provides.
If you receive such a call, it is extremely important that you immediately
contact the Office of International Services through its manager, Shirley
Kendall at ext 3318. Do NOT give out any personal information and/or send
any money. You may also report it to appropriate law enforcement
authorities, which may include the FBI, and to the
Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, whose
Consumer Sentinel database is accessed by criminal and civil law enforcement
Important Information - Have you heard about the Green Card Lottery? A green card may be obtained through the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program of the U.S. Department of State. To learn more please click on our Permanent Residency link on the left-hand menu
Interested in becoming a U.S. Citizen?
For Applicants: New Practice Tests for Naturalization Preparation
The Office of Citizenship recently introduced three new practice tests to
help permanent residents prepare for the naturalization interview. The first
activity helps you with some general commands you may hear from an
Immigration Services Officer during the naturalization interview. You can
download self-study flash cards and review a practice exercise before taking
the practice test called "Understanding Commands for the Naturalization
Interview." There are two other activities that focus on vocabulary words
that you may hear in your interview or read on the Application for
Naturalization, Form N-400. You can find all three activities on the
Study Materials for the English Test section of the
Citizenship Resource Center.
For Naturalization Applicants: Please bring
Last Modified: February 12, 2014