USCIS preps industry to bid on enterprise IT architecture recompete / Yuichiro Chino

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency is eyeing late June for the final solicitation's release.

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency has given an indication of when it plans to release a final solicitation for the recompete of an enterprise IT program won by ManTech in 2021.

USCIS has penciled in "on or about" June 28 as the date to unveil that request for proposals for the second iteration of the Enterprise Infrastructure Architecture and Engineering Services task order, or AES2.

USCIS intends to award the order in either December 2024 or January 2025 and via the Alliant 2 IT solutions vehicle, the agency said in a Thursday update to the Homeland Security Department's Acquisition Planning and Forecasting System.

AES2 will have a total performance period of up to five years that begin with an initial one-year base period and up to four option years.

The current AES order also went through Alliant 2 and has a ceiling of $86 million over three years with an expiration date of Dec. 20. ManTech has been obligated approximately 81% of that ceiling, or $66.5 million in spend, according to Deltek data.

USCIS lists the order's key service areas as including cloud engineering and optimization, wireless and other types of networks, security, capacity planning, automation, device management and technical assessments.