Green Card & Naturalization. Legal news and articles for February 14 - 28, 2012

Bloggings on Immigration LawBloggings on Immigration LawEasy to E-Verify work eligibilityConvenience, efficiency stressed at new Utah immigration officeMyths and Realities - SBOT Oral RemarksWhat is the value of a green card?;researcher calculates increase in incomeWhat is the value of a green card?TV Review: House 8.13, 'Man of the House'Nevada economics researcher calculates increase in income from green cardAfter 9/11: Processed by the INSNew voter ID law kicks in for today's primary electionsNew voter ID law kicks in at polls todayNaturalization workshop set for Thursday in TauntonLegal help for immigrants comes to East Contra CostaLegal help for immigrants comes to East Contra Costa

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New voter ID law kicks in for today's primary elections
Green Bay Press GazetteFebruary 21, 2012

Military ID card issued by a US uniformed service. » A certificate of naturalization issued no earlier than two years before the date of an election. » A driving receipt issued by Wisconsin DOT (valid for 45 days). » An identification card receipt ...more »

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Bloggings on Immigration Law
ILW.comFebruary 28, 2012

A more detailed, excellent description of the complex legal twists and turns that one can face is found in immigration lawyer Helen Parsonage's recent post about a man on the brink of deportation who was granted permanent residence only after an uphill ...more »

Bloggings on Immigration Law
ILW.comFebruary 24, 2012

She is also co-author of Immigration Law in a Nutshell and co-editor of Green Card Stories (www.greencardstories.com). As a member of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (www.abil.com), a premiere group of twenty-one US lawyers, ...more »

Easy to E-Verify work eligibility
New York Daily NewsFebruary 24, 2012

Can I renew my green card without paying the $450 filing fee? What about if I apply to become a US citizen? Will immigration waive that fee as well. If so, what is the procedure. I'ma regular reader of your column. I'm 77 years old, living with my ...more »

Convenience, efficiency stressed at new Utah immigration office
Salt Lake TribuneFebruary 23, 2012

By Christopher Smart People seeking citizenship or green cards for legal resident status are called "customers" by US Citizenship and Immigration Services. The agency's mission is to provide convenient, efficient service for all immigrants who come ...more »

Myths and Realities - SBOT Oral Remarks
ILW.comFebruary 23, 2012

No matter how long an NIV has been here, the person still has to wait 4 years and 9 months after getting LPR before applying for naturalization ( 2 years and 9 months if married to USC ) 5. Myth: If married to USC, you never have to have the green card...more »

What is the value of a green card?;researcher calculates increase in income
FoxReno.comFebruary 22, 2012

However, about 15 percent of those approved for green cards were classified as “employment-based applicants.” These workers are mostly highly educated and highly skilled with college degrees, here on work visas for up to six years.more »

What is the value of a green card?
Science CodexFebruary 22, 2012

They studied data from The New Immigrant Survey, a collaborative study of new legal immigrants funded in 2003 by the US Immigration and Naturalization Service and other public and private partners. The study, "The Value of an Employment-Based Green...more »

TV Review: House 8.13, 'Man of the House'
WhatCulture!February 22, 2012

It seems that the Immigration and Naturalization Service is trying to schedule an interview and home visit so they can make sure the marriage is legitimate and not just a scam to get the woman a green card, which it most certainly is.more »

Nevada economics researcher calculates increase in income from green card
The Record-CourierFebruary 22, 2012

However, about 15 percent of those approved for green cards were classified as “employment-based applicants.” These workers are mostly highly educated and highly skilled with college degrees, here on work visas for up to six years.more »

After 9/11: Processed by the INS
On Line opinionFebruary 21, 2012

I travelled in and out of the US on my Green Card and was never tempted to take out US citizenship. I was an Australian who was living and working in America. On September 11, 2001, everything changed. I was in Washington DC when the twin towers came ...more »

New voter ID law kicks in for today's primary elections
Green Bay Press GazetteFebruary 21, 2012

Military ID card issued by a US uniformed service. » A certificate of naturalization issued no earlier than two years before the date of an election. » A driving receipt issued by Wisconsin DOT (valid for 45 days). » An identification card receipt ...more »

New voter ID law kicks in at polls today
Green Bay Press GazetteFebruary 21, 2012

Military ID card issued by a US uniformed service. » A certificate of naturalization issued no earlier than two years before the date of an election. » A driving receipt issued by Wisconsin DOT (valid for 45 days). » An identification card receipt ...more »

Naturalization workshop set for Thursday in Taunton
Taunton Daily GazetteFebruary 15, 2012

Those applying for naturalization should bring the following items: Green Card, passport, two passport photos, list of all home addresses for the past five years, list of all employment for the past five years and an application fee of $680, ...more »

Legal help for immigrants comes to East Contra Costa
Contra Costa TimesFebruary 14, 2012

Carlos plans to earn his US citizenship next month. The construction foreman came to the United States in 1990 at age 15 from Mexico for better opportunities. Carlos obtained a green card when marrying his now ex-wife in 2003.more »

Legal help for immigrants comes to East Contra Costa
Inside Bay AreaFebruary 14, 2012

Carlos plans to earn his US citizenship next month. The construction foreman came to the United States in 1990 at age 15 from Mexico for better opportunities. Carlos obtained a green card when marrying his now ex-wife in 2003.more »

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