Since the original MOU was signed in 2013, IMLS has been helping museums and libraries to provide accurate and useful information for lawful permanent residents interested in becoming U.S. citizens. This agreement further solidifies the close partnership between USCIS and museums and libraries nationwide.
IMLS, USCIS Directors Sign Memorandum of Understanding at Ellis Island National Museum of ImmigrationNovember 23, 2021
- November 15, 2021The report details the health of the agency’s finances from October 1, 2020, to September 30, 2021.
- October 27, 2021The study found the presence and usage of public libraries and museums to be positively associated with community health, school effectiveness, institutional connection, and cultural opportunity.
- October 26, 2021The funds will support the work of museums and libraries in assisting communities across the nation with pandemic recovery.
- September 30, 2021In honor of the vital roles that arts and humanities play in American society, the nation’s cultural agencies—IMLS, NEA, and NEH—are celebrating National Arts and Humanities Month 2021.
- September 20, 2021The National Park Service, IMLS, NEH, and NEA announced $15.5 million in Save America’s Treasures grants to fund 49 preservation and conservation projects in 29 states.
- September 1, 2021IMLS is now accepting nominations for the 2022 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor awarded to libraries and museums for service to their communities.
- August 25, 2021The funds will support continued pandemic response work of libraries and museums in communities across the nation.
- August 19, 2021Announcing grants awarded through IMLS programs designed to support and improve Native American, Native Alaskan, and Native Hawaiian library services, including language and cultural preservation.
- August 16, 2021Registration is now open for the 2021 National Tribal Broadband Summit.