Green Card & Naturalization. Legal news and articles for January 21 - 30, 2012

A Brighton Family's Final Stop: Brand New AmericansFeds open new LIC office to serve more immigrantsLost green card? Can still naturalizeMeeting focuses on state's new voting lawMeeting focuses on state's voting lawAn Interview Away from Calling the US HomeSmooth Newt and Romney Plan for Immigrant Children of ColorRoseville resident earns US citizenshipRoseville resident earns US citizenshipObama draws contrast with GOP on immigration, urging pathway to citizenshipGreen Card Stories: An IntroductionLetter: Follow the lawDespite immigration slump, Catholic Social Services helping Fall River ...Strange case of Indians' Fausto Carmona isn't that strange at allTwelfth Night, with a twist

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A Brighton Family's Final Stop: Brand New Americans
Patch.comJanuary 30, 2012

By Anja Geyer Anja and Frank Geyer show off their Naturalization Certificates with their children Finn (left) and Annika (right). How can I ever find the right words to describe what has happened this past week? Friday, my husband, Frank and I became ...more »

Feds open new LIC office to serve more immigrants
TimesLedgerJanuary 28, 2012

Among the services the office offers are naturalization interviews, adjustment interviews for green card applicants and Biometrics appointments, a process where immigrants have their fingerprints, photos and signatures recorded electronically.more »

Lost green card? Can still naturalize
New York Daily NewsJanuary 27, 2012

The only exception would be if his crime involved violence or sexual exploitation of a child. Under a law known as the Adam Walsh Act, the USCIS is bared from approving a family-based immigration petition filed by a person convicted of certain offenses ...more »

Meeting focuses on state's new voting law
Green Bay Press GazetteJanuary 26, 2012

Acceptable forms include a driver's license, Wisconsin-issued ID card, military service ID, US passport, certificate of naturalization or tribal ID. University or college ID cards also can be used, but the cards must include a signature and dates of ...more »

Meeting focuses on state's voting law
Green Bay Press GazetteJanuary 26, 2012

Acceptable forms include a driver's license, Wisconsin-issued ID card, military service ID, US passport, certificate of naturalization or tribal ID. University or college ID cards also can be used, but the cards must include a signature and dates of ...more »

An Interview Away from Calling the US Home
SDSU CollegianJanuary 25, 2012

“At the ceremony, you hand over your green card and they give you your US citizenship certificate,” Ali said. “Then if you don't want to carry it everywhere, you can get a passport.” Ali said he should be a citizen by March.more »

Smooth Newt and Romney Plan for Immigrant Children of Color
TechnoratiJanuary 25, 2012

If you return, we will then let you begin to seek “naturalization” to become a US “green card” holder. On the other hand if you choose to believe the great American myth that one should seek a College degree to train for some humanitarian career, ...more »

Roseville resident earns US citizenship
Montgomery AdvertiserJanuary 25, 2012

Mario Torres holds a copy of his green card, issued in 1974. Torres was born in Colombia and has spent most of his life in the US He recently earned US citizenship. He lives in Roseville. / Trevor Jones/Times Recorder ROSEVILLE -- Mario Torres has ...more »

Roseville resident earns US citizenship
Zanesville Times RecorderJanuary 25, 2012

Mario Torres holds a copy of his green card, issued in 1974. Torres was born in Colombia and has spent most of his life in the US He recently earned US citizenship. He lives in Roseville. / Trevor Jones/Times Recorder ROSEVILLE -- Mario Torres has ...more »

Obama draws contrast with GOP on immigration, urging pathway to citizenship
msnbc.com (blog)January 25, 2012

The president urged lawmakers to pass comprehensive immigration reform, or, absent that, a law like the DREAM Act that gives immigrants who were brought to the US illegally as children a way to earn US citizenship under certain conditions.more »

Green Card Stories: An Introduction
ILW.comJanuary 24, 2012

Long visa waits have increased significantly over the twenty years since this system was developed, and it is now estimated that Indian nationals filing employment-based petitions must wait more than twelve years to get their green cards.more »

Letter: Follow the law
Dothan EagleJanuary 23, 2012

One final word about the Alabama immigration law -- it is all about the green! When it started affecting the pocket books and bank accounts, all heck broke out! Bottom line -- do it legally. The laws are on the books. Get a “green card.more »

Despite immigration slump, Catholic Social Services helping Fall River ...
Fall River Herald NewsJanuary 22, 2012

People with green cards who commit a crime are sometimes deported, and people who travel for more than six months outside the country are often denied re-entry. In the past decade, a number of people have cited their desire to vote as one of the main ...more »

Strange case of Indians' Fausto Carmona isn't that strange at all
Sacramento BeeJanuary 21, 2012

It's not like Heredia is the first player in franchise history to lie about his age. More important, the Tribe needs him. It's not like this team is overflowing with starting pitchers. For the long term, a suddenly dog-eared birth certificate makes his ...more »

Twelfth Night, with a twist
Chico News & ReviewJanuary 21, 2012

She and Russian sidekick Borat (John Lamb) arrive in New York City, seeking under-the-counter employment and a place to live, while they figure out how to get a green card. Adventures ensue as Nadia rents a room from Lupita (Rinabeth Apostol), a savvy, ...more »

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