The Texas Service Center (TSC), one of four U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) Service Centers, is hosting an open house for the general public on February 23, 2011, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. According to the TSC, "This is an opportunity for the general public to visit the TSC, meet the staff, take a tour, and sit in on informative sessions on immigration related topics." View details in the TSC invitation.

Update: This meeting was orignally scheduled for February 2. On February 1, 2011, TSC notified the public that, "Due to the threat of inclement weather hitting the Dallas/Fort Worth area over the next two days, the Texas Service Center Open House is postponed. We are rescheduling it to Wednesday, February 9th, 2011." On February 7, 2011, TSC moved the meeting date once again, until February 23, 2011, again due to weather concerns.



3:00pm – 5:30pm – Meet & Greet the Staff and General Inquiries – Dining Hall

3:15pm – 5:30pm – General Information Sessions on various Form Types and Topics:

  • Employment Authorization (Form I-765)
  • Advance Parole (Form I-131)
  • Asylum (Form I-730)
  • Asylum Adjustments (Form I-485)
  • Employment Petition (Form I-140)
  • Employment Based Adjustments (Form I-485)
  • (Note: the above Informational Sessions are ½ hour overviews. Each session will be offered twice.)


3:30pm – 5:00pm – E-Verify (Webinar)

3:15pm – 5:15pm - Tours of the Texas Service Center throughout the Open House.


"RSVPs are not required.  However, they are appreciated for planning purposes.  You may RSVP to [email protected]. All guests are required to show valid, unexpired government issued identification.  (i.e. driver’s license, passport etc)  Please allow 10-15 minutes for checking in."