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Timothy J. Houghton

Timothy J. Houghton

US Citizenship and Immigration Services
Deputy District Director - New York District
New York, NY, USA


Timothy Houghton, Deputy District Director

District 3

 

Timothy Houghton entered on duty as Deputy District Director for the New York District in December of 2015 following over year of service as New York Field Office Director (May 2014 -15)

Background Experience and Educational Information

Mr. Houghton has over 17 years of government service which began with legacy Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) at the Garden City Office of the New York District in 1998.  He has his   held a variety of positions In United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.

He began his federal service as a District Adjudications Officer at the Garden City Office of the New York District. In 2004, Mr. Houghton later became a Supervisory District Adjudication Officer in the Naturalization Unit. In 2007, he was assigned to the Adjustment of Status Unit where he served as supervisor until May 2009. In 2008, Mr. Houghton received the Federal Executive Board Award as Supervisor of the year for his work in the Naturalization Unit by organizing a more efficient manner to receive documents from customers. In May 2009, he became a Supervisor for the Newark District Office in the Adjustment of Status Unit where he served in that position until March 2010. In March 2010, Mr. Houghton was selected by New York District to serve as Section Manager for Adjudications 2. The Adjudication 2 Unit adjudicated multiple immigration applications and adhered to the Stokes Agreement.  In January of 2011, he was assigned as Section Manager for the Naturalization Unit. Mr. Houghton received the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services; Distinguished Government Service Award on May 11, 2012. In May 2012, Mr. Houghton was selected as Field Office Director for the New York Queens Field office. In May 2014, Mr. Houghton was selected as the Field Office Director of New York Field office where he served until his recent appointment as the Deputy District Director in December 2015.

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