Green Card & Naturalization. Legal news and articles for November 13 - 29, 2011

A Note to Employers and their Counsel on the Use of USCIS Form N-470Phoenix federal office designed to better serve legal immigrantsPhoenix federal office designed to better serve legal immigrantsPhoenix federal office designed to better serve legal immigrantsUS citizenship no defense against deportation threatImmigration: Responsibilities after receiving the Green CardImmigrant Legal Services Expanded Throughout CityEstrada to become US citizenNAU's Estrada becomes an American citizenNaturalization ceremony in OKC was short on pomp, circumstanceFamily, friends celebrate as 38 become US citizens in SyracuseNAU Cross Country's Estrada Headed to Nationals as an American CitizenEnding Violence against Women is Defending Human Rights and DignityImmigrants take oaths at University's first citizenship ceremonyImmigrants get help filing for citizenship

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12.6 million foreigners legally reside in US
Khaleej TimesNovember 2, 2011

... permanent residents, including includes people granted lawful permanent residence, “green card” recipients, but not those who had become US citizens. Among the legal residents, an estimated 8.1 million were eligible for naturalization, DHS said. ...more »

US citizenship no defense against deportation threat
Minneapolis Star TribuneNovember 27, 2011

They were admitted as permanent residents -- commonly referred to as "green card holders.'' His mother soon became a naturalized American citizen and Clarke, still a minor, derived his citizenship from her under then-existing immigration law. ...more »

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A Note to Employers and their Counsel on the Use of USCIS Form N-470
ILW.comNovember 29, 2011

An employer wishing to utilize an employee's foreign background to their business' advantage must take steps to minimize negative impacts on their employee's green-card status and/or naturalization eligibility. The employee's family may also be ...more »

Phoenix federal office designed to better serve legal immigrants
KPNX-12November 28, 2011

The services and enforcement duties of the former INS were divided into separate agencies, Citizenship and Immigration Services, the agency now responsible for processing immigration applications for green cards and naturalization, and Immigration and ...more »

Phoenix federal office designed to better serve legal immigrants
Tucson CitizenNovember 28, 2011

The services and enforcement duties of the former INS were divided into separate agencies, Citizenship and Immigration Services, the agency now responsible for processing immigration applications for green cards and naturalization, and Immigration and ...more »

Phoenix federal office designed to better serve legal immigrants
Arizona RepublicNovember 28, 2011

The services and enforcement duties of the former INS were divided into separate agencies, Citizenship and Immigration Services, the agency now responsible for processing immigration applications for green cards and naturalization, and Immigration and ...more »

US citizenship no defense against deportation threat
Minneapolis Star TribuneNovember 27, 2011

They were admitted as permanent residents -- commonly referred to as "green card holders.'' His mother soon became a naturalized American citizen and Clarke, still a minor, derived his citizenship from her under then-existing immigration law. ...more »

Immigration: Responsibilities after receiving the Green Card
Pacific Daily NewsNovember 26, 2011

I have seen DHS initiate the process of rescinding the green card when the authorities learn that the beneficiary never worked for the employer after the green card application was approved. Things could start unraveling at the naturalization process ...more »

Immigrant Legal Services Expanded Throughout City
Brooklyn Daily EagleNovember 23, 2011

At each Family Justice Center, the city currently funds attorneys to assist immigrant victims of domestic violence in obtaining available Federal immigration remedies, including Violence Against Women Act Self-Petitions; Battered Spouse Waivers; ...more »

Estrada to become US citizen
NCAA.comNovember 19, 2011

The Office of US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has a long list of requirements before one can even apply for naturalization. According to the USCIS website, the list requires one to hold a green card that signifies permanent residence ...more »

NAU's Estrada becomes an American citizen
Arizona Daily SunNovember 18, 2011

13 NAU cross country team travels to Terre Haute, Ind., for the NCAA National Championships, Estrada will travel to Phoenix to participate in a Naturalization Ceremony at the Sandra Day O'Connor Courthouse, exchanging his green card for citizenship. ...more »

Naturalization ceremony in OKC was short on pomp, circumstance
Tulsa WorldNovember 18, 2011

My odyssey from "alien" to "natural" started in 2005, when I married my boyfriend David (an American) and filed for permanent residency (a "green card") with the USCIS. According to law, issuing a green card doesn't have a strict timeline but should be ...more »

Family, friends celebrate as 38 become US citizens in Syracuse
Syracuse.comNovember 17, 2011

To become a new citizen, an applicant must hold a permanent resident green card for at least five years and apply for naturalization. When Leslie Ben, 23, and a recent graduate of State University of New York at Stony Brook, moved from People's ...more »

NAU Cross Country's Estrada Headed to Nationals as an American Citizen
Boxscore NewsNovember 17, 2011

13 NAU cross country team travels to Terre Haute, Ind. for the NCAA National Championships, Estrada will travel to Phoenix to participate in a Naturalization Ceremony at Sandra Day O'Connor Courthouse, exchanging his green card for citizenship. ...more »

Ending Violence against Women is Defending Human Rights and Dignity
truthoutNovember 16, 2011

He threatened to “ship” me back and revoke his application for my green card. How can I go back? In my community the woman is the one who always being blamed...” These are the words of an abused immigrant woman who came to US on a Fiancé visa. ...more »

Immigrants take oaths at University's first citizenship ceremony
RU Daily TargumNovember 16, 2011

“New Jersey has 400000 green card holders — well, it has 34 less after today — but we want to extend the resources of Rutgers to help those people move into citizenship and assume those rights and responsibilities,” said Anastasia Mann, ...more »

Immigrants get help filing for citizenship
Springfield News-LeaderNovember 13, 2011

The volunteer immigration lawyers and advocates represented several law firms in Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas. The McCummen Immigration Law Group is now making appointments for meetings in Springfield on Dec. 16 or later weekends. ...more »

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