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10 things to know about Senate's immigration bill10 things to know about Senate's immigration billAfter DOMA: My Partner is Going to be Deported. Now What? Leading Family ...After DOMA: My Partner is Going to be Deported. Now What? Leading Family ...10 things to know about Senate's immigration billA long road to citizenshipA long road to citizenshipHuman Rights RallyNon-Citizen Jurors In California's Court's Simply A Bad IdeaHow immigration reform would affect 3 familiesThomas D. Elias: Noncitizen juries a terrible ideaDream comes true for 54 new citizensDOMA STRUCK DOWN -- Time to Get in LineDOMA STRUCK DOWN -- Time to Get in LineHouse Focus Of Immigration Debate After Senate Approves Bill

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All about immigration: Green cards? Citizenship?
KLAS-TVJune 12, 2013

-Legal permanent residents (LPRs): people who have permission to live in the U.S. permanently but aren't citizens. They're also known as "green card" holders. Most of them can apply for citizenship within five years of getting green cards. In 2011, 1 ...more »

Non-citizen jurors simply a bad idea: Thomas D. Elias
Long Beach Press-TelegramJune 26, 2013

There's also the question of dilution of citizenship. If citizenship is no longer required for many of the duties and privileges it once conferred, does it lose some of its value? Is there any advantage to being a citizen over merely carrying a green card?more »

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10 things to know about Senate's immigration bill
The TennesseanJune 30, 2013

Five years after achieving that status, they could apply for a green card if they've completed two years of college or four years of military service and passed a naturalization test. Children younger than 16 would be allowed a five-year path to ...more »

10 things to know about Senate's immigration bill
The TennesseanJune 30, 2013

Blue-card participants would become “registered provisional immigrants” who would be required to pay taxes and begin learning English. After five years of working in agriculture, they would be eligible for a green card and eventual citizenship after ...more »

After DOMA: My Partner is Going to be Deported. Now What? Leading Family ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)June 30, 2013

"This ruling means a same-sex spouse (who is a United States citizen) may now apply for a partner to obtain permanent residency (a "Green card", to obtain citizenship through Naturalization, and to obtain relief from removal proceedings, amongst other ...more »

After DOMA: My Partner is Going to be Deported. Now What? Leading Family ...
EIN News (press release)June 30, 2013

Importantly, this decision allows same sex marriage couples a heightened ability to fight deportation, obtain "Green cards" and secure full citizenship. As a longtime supporter of Marriage Equality, Steve Mandel and The Mandel Law Firm looks forward to ...more »

10 things to know about Senate's immigration bill
The TennesseanJune 30, 2013

Blue-card participants would become “registered provisional immigrants” who would be required to pay taxes and begin learning English. After five years of working in agriculture, they would be eligible for a green card and eventual citizenship after ...more »

A long road to citizenship
MetroWest Daily NewsJune 30, 2013

"Even with a green card, you're not safe in this country," said Peg Wheeler, an Irish immigrant from Bellingham who is taking citizenship classes in Milford. "You can be deported at any time and that's the fear." Madelyn Hennessy, the citizenship...more »

A long road to citizenship
Wicked Local- BellinghamJune 30, 2013

"Even with a green card, you're not safe in this country," said Peg Wheeler, an Irish immigrant from Bellingham who is taking citizenship classes in Milford. "You can be deported at any time and that's the fear." Madelyn Hennessy, the citizenship...more »

Human Rights Rally
St. Paul Asian American PressJune 30, 2013

Civil Society presents free naturalization (citizenship) legal services on Tuesdays from 3 to 5 p.m., May 28, June 4, June 11, June 18, June 25; and Thursdays from 3 to 5 p.m., May 30, June 6, June 13, June 20, June 27 at the 1st National Bank Building ...more »

Non-Citizen Jurors In California's Court's Simply A Bad Idea
Santa Monica MirrorJune 29, 2013

If citizenship is no longer required for many of the duties and privileges it once conferred, does it lose some of its value? Is there any advantage to being a citizen over merely carrying a green card? And especially, when the fate, freedom and ...more »

How immigration reform would affect 3 families
CNNJune 29, 2013

Not now. Not as Congress considers reforming the nation's broken immigration system to provide a route to citizenship for Teodoro and the country's 11 million other undocumented immigrants -- an overhaul not seen since the landmark amnesty of 1986.more »

Thomas D. Elias: Noncitizen juries a terrible idea
Appeal-DemocratJune 29, 2013

If citizenship is no longer required for many of the duties and privileges it once conferred, does it lose some of its value? Is there any advantage to being a citizen over merely carrying a green card? And especially, when the fate, freedom and ...more »

Dream comes true for 54 new citizens
Press HeraldJune 29, 2013

Any candidate for naturalization must have a green card for at least five years, have been in the United States for at least 30 months and be of good moral character. Friday's ceremony was held a day after the U.S. Senate passed a sweeping immigration ...more »

DOMA STRUCK DOWN -- Time to Get in Line
The Herald | HeraldOnline.comJune 29, 2013

Our attorneys are experts in U.S. immigration law as it relates to same-sex couples and we have already begun processing same-sex marriage cases for green cards. This is a complicated and detail-oriented process, and our firm is backed by decades of ...more »

DOMA STRUCK DOWN -- Time to Get in Line
PR Newswire (press release)June 29, 2013

Our attorneys are experts in U.S. immigration law as it relates to same-sex couples and we have already begun processing same-sex marriage cases for green cards. This is a complicated and detail-oriented process, and our firm is backed by decades of ...more »

House Focus Of Immigration Debate After Senate Approves Bill
Huffington PostJune 28, 2013

No one would be able to get a permanent resident green card until those border enhancements and others were in place. The bill also ... The bill would require that at least one parent be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident for a child to be granted ...more »

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