Green Card & Naturalization. Legal news and articles for February 26 - 28, 2013

Oldest Irish illegal, in US since 1920s, dies one month shy of citizenshipUS immigration lawyer: Shorter wait time for petitions is 'logical, reasonable'Irish immigrant, 90, who lived in Chicago most of her life dies 4 weeks before ...Josephine Stout, 90, who lived in Chicago most of her life dies 4 weeks before ...Free Workshop To Apply For U.S. Citizenship ThursdayIrish immigrant, here since 1920s, dies 4 weeks shy of citizenshipFree Workshops for Green Card Holders on Path to CitizenshipBob Goodlatte On Immigration: 'We're Open' To Legalization For Undocumented ...Free Workshops for Green Card Holders on Path to CitizenshipSandy-Hit Families Now Facing Insurance NightmareUS farmers using robots instead of migrants to milk cowsIrish immigrant, here since 1920s, dies 4 weeks shy of citizenshipFree Workshops for Green Card Holders on Path to Citizenship20 Years Later: The 1993 WTC Attack and Immigration Failures 20 Years Later ...County to Hold Free Workshop on Citizenship

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Even With Legalization, Undocumented Immigrants Turn Down Citizenship
Fox NewsFebruary 4, 2013

Right now, with no legalization program in place, barely one-third of Mexican nationals — by far the largest immigrant group in the country — who currently have green cards and could become U.S. citizens actually do so. Further proof that many don't ...more »

Is the border secure?
U-T San DiegoFebruary 3, 2013

If the senators' plan becomes law, it would grant probationary status to unauthorized immigrants who meet certain conditions but not allow them to apply for a green card — and ultimately naturalization — until a special commission is created to ...more »

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Oldest Irish illegal, in US since 1920s, dies one month shy of citizenship
IrishCentralFebruary 28, 2013

Ordinarily, a person has to wait five years after receiving a green card to apply for citizenship, but the process for Stout was expected to just take a few months because she had her five years more than ten times over at that point. As Stout's health ...more »

US immigration lawyer: Shorter wait time for petitions is 'logical, reasonable'
GMA NewsFebruary 28, 2013

A partner at Lubiner & Schmidt in Cranford, New Jersey and the author of two popular books on U.S. citizenship and immigration, Lubiner said cutting short the amount of time a green card holder can petition for his or her spouse is one way Congress can ...more »

Irish immigrant, 90, who lived in Chicago most of her life dies 4 weeks before ...
Daily MailFebruary 27, 2013

After about a year of not driving and a lot of ups and downs and finally hiring a good lawyer I received my Green Card. You really do not know how much you appreciate the USA until you are faced with losing her. I qualify for citizenship in 2015 the ...more »

Josephine Stout, 90, who lived in Chicago most of her life dies 4 weeks before ...
Daily MailFebruary 27, 2013

... a green card. She applied for naturalization in December. ... 'She was delighted to become a green card holder,' Breandan Magee, executive director of Chicago Irish Immigrant Support who had worked with Stout, told the Chicago Tribune. 'Josephine ...more »

Free Workshop To Apply For U.S. Citizenship Thursday
Patch.comFebruary 27, 2013

San Jose City Councilman Xavier Campos said that even though about 190,000 county residents with green cards have the qualifications to be citizens, only about 14,000 are naturalized per year. Many with green cards mention the high application fee for ...more »

Irish immigrant, here since 1920s, dies 4 weeks shy of citizenship
Chicago TribuneFebruary 27, 2013

A front-page Tribune story about Stout in December detailed how she came to this country from Ireland in the 1920s as a toddler but got her green card only recently after a lengthy struggle to prove she was a permanent legal resident. Stout was 90.more »

Free Workshops for Green Card Holders on Path to Citizenship
Patch.comFebruary 27, 2013

The workshops will help those with green cards, which allow them to work and live permanently in the United States, fill out the federal citizenship application and perhaps reduce or waive the $680 application fee that some find hard to meet, Wagstaff ...more »

Bob Goodlatte On Immigration: 'We're Open' To Legalization For Undocumented ...
Huffington PostFebruary 27, 2013

"People have a pathway to citizenship right now: It's to abide by the immigration laws, and if they have a family relationship, if they have a job skill that allows them to do that, they can obtain citizenship," Goodlatte told NPR. "But simply someone ...more »

Free Workshops for Green Card Holders on Path to Citizenship
Patch.comFebruary 27, 2013

The workshops will help those with green cards, which allow them to work and live permanently in the United States, fill out the federal citizenship application and perhaps reduce or waive the $680 application fee that some find hard to meet, Wagstaff ...more »

Sandy-Hit Families Now Facing Insurance Nightmare
The Jewish WeekFebruary 27, 2013

NYLAG arranged to fast track her request for a green card. She had entered the U.S. as a refugee, and once she gets the green card she will be eligible to apply for naturalization, which NYLAG will help with as well. “My main business is trucking and I ...more »

US farmers using robots instead of migrants to milk cows
BBC NewsFebruary 27, 2013

As one dairy farmer put it: "I have yet to have the INS (Immigration and Naturalization Service) question the Green Card of a robot." The BBC spoke to two farmers in New York State about why they've chosen machines over migrants for now - and why they ...more »

Irish immigrant, here since 1920s, dies 4 weeks shy of citizenship
Chicago TribuneFebruary 27, 2013

Ordinarily a person has to wait five years after receiving a green card to apply for citizenship, but the process for Stout was expected to just take a few months because she had her five years, decades ago. In January, as Stout's health was failing ...more »

Free Workshops for Green Card Holders on Path to Citizenship
Patch.comFebruary 26, 2013

The workshops will help those with green cards, which allow them to work and live permanently in the United States, fill out the federal citizenship application and perhaps reduce or waive the $680 application fee that some find hard to meet, Wagstaff ...more »

20 Years Later: The 1993 WTC Attack and Immigration Failures 20 Years Later ...
Immigration Blog (blog)February 26, 2013

The deaths of six and injuries sustained by more than 1,000 people were facilitated by a number of illegal aliens, one of whom fraudulently acquired U.S. citizenship through the 1986 amnesty included in the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA ...more »

County to Hold Free Workshop on Citizenship
Patch.comFebruary 26, 2013

The workshops will help those with green cards, which allow them to work and living permanently in the United States, fill out the federal citizenship application and perhaps reduce or waive the $680 application fee that some find hard to meet ...more »

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