Green Card & Naturalization. Legal news and articles for April 23 - 29, 2014

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Secretary of Homeland Security Swears in 150 New Citizens
The Epoch TimesApril 8, 2014

NEW YORK— In his 100th day on the job, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson presided over the naturalization ceremony of 150 candidates for U.S. citizenship. ... She received her green card in 2006 and finally became a citizen today.more »

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Same-sex marriage has roots in Boulder's controversial history
Brush News-TribuneApril 29, 2014

This June, she will attend the Los Angeles Film Festival for the world premiere of "Limited Partnership," a documentary about one of those couples. "I never wished I'd done anything differently," Rorex, 70, said from her Longmont home. "I thought ...more »

Same-sex marriage has roots in Boulder's controversial history
The Denver PostApril 29, 2014

Anthony Sullivan, 72, holds the 1975 marriage certificate for him and his late husband, Richard Adams, and the 1975 letter from the Immigration and Naturalization Service denying him a green card. (Erin Taylor, Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation).more »

Lincoln's Cottage Hosts Special Citizenship Ceremony
Roll CallApril 29, 2014

However, he said he was “one of the fortunate ones” because he was able to obtain a green card fairly quickly. Vijayakumar said he didn't mind the waiting period between acquiring a green card and applying for citizenship. He did say that the green...more »

Lincoln's Cottage Hosts Special Citizenship Ceremony
Roll CallApril 29, 2014

However, he said he was “one of the fortunate ones” because he was able to obtain a green card fairly quickly. Vijayakumar said he didn't mind the waiting period between acquiring a green card and applying for citizenship. He did say that the green...more »

Lincoln's Cottage Hosts Special Citizenship Ceremony
Roll CallApril 28, 2014

However, he said he was “one of the fortunate ones” because he was able to obtain a green card fairly quickly. Vijayakumar said he didn't mind the waiting period between acquiring a green card and applying for citizenship. He did say that the green...more »

Houston Coalition Aims to Naturalize More Immigrants
Huffington PostApril 28, 2014

Nationally, an estimated 8.8 million immigrants have green cards and are eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship -- yet only 8 percent of them apply each year. The challenge, say naturalization advocates, is to encourage immigrants to apply for ...more »

21 people welcomed as American citizens at naturalization ceremony
KTVU San FranciscoApril 28, 2014

The small ceremony was in stark contrast to the naturalization ceremonies held every couple of weeks, where a thousand people pack an auditorium to take their oaths. The requirements were the same. New citizens have to have held a green card for at ...more »

Awkward: Americans can't pass our own citizenship test
VoxApril 26, 2014

By the time they're eligible to take the test, immigrants have had to spend five years as legal permanent residents (green-card holders), and — depending on their work and family situations — several years before that on the legal status that ...more »

Follow that story: Man who faced deportation becomes US citizen
Lake County NewsApril 26, 2014

He said he was defending himself, however he found himself being charged and convicted of misdemeanor assault and battery. In that case, Solorzano didn't have a lawyer; Virginia state law doesn't require that defendants be provided with criminal defense.more »

Wythe man becomes new American citizen
Southwest Virginia TodayApril 25, 2014

His quest to become a naturalized American citizen led him through the intricate workings of the legislative, judicial and executive branches. “You don't realize how much there is to learn until you have to study it,” noted the ... Also, since the end ...more »

Coalition aims to naturalize more immigrants in US
Inquirer.netApril 25, 2014

Nationally, an estimated 8.8 million immigrants have green cards and are eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship – yet only 8 percent of them apply each year. The challenge, say naturalization advocates, is to encourage immigrants to apply for ...more »

Australian gay widow fights to remain in US
Star ObserverApril 25, 2014

Last Monday, 39 years to the day after he married his American boyfriend, Anthony Sullivan (pictured) petitioned the US Citizen and Immigration Service (USCIS) to finally grant him a green card. If successful, Sullivan will be allowed to legally ...more »

Houston Coalition Aims to Naturalize More Immigrants
New America MediaApril 24, 2014

Nationally, an estimated 8.8 million immigrants have green cards and are eligible to apply for U.S. citizenship – yet only 8 percent of them apply each year. The challenge, say naturalization advocates, is to encourage immigrants to apply for ...more »

Removing the 3/10 Year Bars Is Not Amnesty
Cato Institute (blog)April 23, 2014

The 3/10 year bars require any immigrant who stays in the United States illegally for more than six months but less than one year may not leave, reenter, or apply for a green card for three years. Any immigrant who ... Paul Virtue, former general ...more »

Houston mayor's anti-bias law; stunning trans report
Windy City TimesApril 23, 2014

The ordinance would ban discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age and disability, as federal and state laws do; however, the proposal would also cover veterans as well as LGBT individuals. Religious institutions and ...more »

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