Kurt Vicha

FDNS Division Chief, U.S. Citizen & Immigration Services, DHS

Kurt G. Vicha is the Division Chief for EB-5 in U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Fraud Detection National Security Directorate. Prior to this he served as original Branch Chief in that office from its inception in 2014. In this capacity he is charged with overseeing all staff engaged in efforts to promote fraud prevention and address national security concerns in the Immigrant Investor Program. Kurt joined USCIS from the State Department where he headed the Analysis and Training Division for the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of Fraud Prevention Programs. Prior to working for the Office of Fraud Prevention Programs, Kurt served as the Fraud Prevention Manager as the U.S. Embassy in Manila, Philippines. A former Peace Corps volunteer, Kurt was born and raised in Chicago. He obtained his B.S. in Sociology from the University of Wyoming and an M.A. in Sociology from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. He resides in St. Charles, Maryland with his wife and daughter.


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