Green Card & Naturalization. Legal news and articles for September 25 - 30, 2014

Calendar year 2014 green card lottery registration period starts October 1The Curious Case of Gedion Zelalem's CitizenshipLibrary official finally becomes part of naturalization ceremonyThe Modi ShowBeware of scams targeting H-1B workers and other foreign nationalsReal reform starts with more visasReal reform starts with more visasA little knowledge can be dangerous'Being an American Is All She Knew'Allen West Tells Military To Disobey Commander-In-ChiefNo Informal Abandonment Of Residency AllowedDoD policy will allow some immigrants in US illegally to serveDoD policy will allow some immigrants in US illegally to serve51 immigrants turn US citizens at Patrick Henry's homeAspen Times Weekly: Love story

Top Picks in News

Community Spotlight
The Macomb DailySeptember 3, 2014

Eastern Star Ashlar Chapter #378 Card Party and luncheon 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Roseville Masonic Center, 27151 Gratiot Ave., Roseville. Cost is $8. .... Learn about the benefits, requirements and process for naturalization. After the program, a ...more »

Beware of scams targeting H-1B workers and other foreign nationals
Lexology (registration)September 29, 2014

Scammers claiming to be from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. They call and ... Scammers claiming faster processing times or guaranteeing visas, work authorizations, or green cards, for a fee.more »

Green Card & Naturalization. News and Stories

Calendar year 2014 green card lottery registration period starts October 1
Examiner.comSeptember 30, 2014

The green card lottery registration period runs from noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), Wednesday, October 1, 2014, to noon, Eastern Standard Time (EDT) (GMT-5), Monday, November 3, 2014. This program was sponsored by the late Senator Edward ...more »

The Curious Case of Gedion Zelalem's Citizenship
The Short FuseSeptember 30, 2014

... is the "automatic" provision of the Child Citizenship Act of 2000. It requires 5 things: one parent is a citizen, child is under the age of 18, child is residing in the United States, child is residing with the parent who is a US citizen, and the ...more »

Library official finally becomes part of naturalization ceremony
Jacksonville Daily RecordSeptember 29, 2014

Before the ceremony, Sangani confessed the couple didn't have any good reason for putting off becoming U.S. citizens. “Ask my wife – I just procrastinated. Then one day, I looked at my green card and saw that it would soon expire, so we decided it was ...more »

The Modi Show
Foreign PolicySeptember 29, 2014

"I have a dream," Modi boomed, "that in 2022, when India celebrates 75 years of independence, there should not be a single family in our country who does not have his own house to live in." Indeed, it will be just a dream: The 2011 census found that ...more »

Beware of scams targeting H-1B workers and other foreign nationals
Lexology (registration)September 29, 2014

Scammers claiming to be from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. They call and ... Scammers claiming faster processing times or guaranteeing visas, work authorizations, or green cards, for a fee.more »

Real reform starts with more visas
TribTalkSeptember 29, 2014

Raising the U.S. birth rate is unlikely, and unsound for environmental reasons, so we must look to naturalization, and that means more green cards first. And the green card quota system is one of the many aspects of our immigration law that is badly ...more »

Real reform starts with more visas
TribTalkSeptember 29, 2014

Raising the U.S. birth rate is unlikely, and unsound for environmental reasons, so we must look to naturalization, and that means more green cards first. And the green card quota system is one of the many aspects of our immigration law that is badly ...more »

A little knowledge can be dangerous
Philippine StarSeptember 27, 2014

Assuming the mother got her green card in 1989 (five years before her naturalization in 1994), the mother could have already filed a petition for her, as a single adult child of a green card holder parent (F-2B), the F-2B would have included the daughter.more »

'Being an American Is All She Knew'
Foreign PolicySeptember 26, 2014

A citizen herself, Pich's mother urged her daughter to apply for naturalization. But Pich kept postponing it, first because of the expense, then because she misplaced her green card and would need to apply for a new one. "I didn't take it as a priority ...more »

Allen West Tells Military To Disobey Commander-In-Chief
Media Matters for America (blog)September 26, 2014

The Times noted that "the military recruits about 5,000 noncitizens each year, nearly all of them permanent U.S. residents, or so-called 'green card' holders. Starting in 2006 ... After entering military service, foreigners are eligible for expedited U ...more »

No Informal Abandonment Of Residency Allowed
JD Supra (press release)September 26, 2014

Regs. section 301.7701(b)-1(b)(1). In a recent Tax Court case, a green card holder argued that he ceased to be a U.S. resident for income tax purposes by informally abandoning his U.S. resident status by selling his Hawaii residence, moving away, and ...more »

DoD policy will allow some immigrants in US illegally to serve
NavyTimes.comSeptember 25, 2014

On average, the military recruits about 5,000 noncitizens each year, nearly all of them permanent U.S. residents, or so-called “green card” holders. Starting in ... After entering military service, foreigners are eligible for expedited U.S. citizenship...more »

DoD policy will allow some immigrants in US illegally to serve
AirForceTimes.comSeptember 25, 2014

On average, the military recruits about 5,000 noncitizens each year, nearly all of them permanent U.S. residents, or so-called “green card” holders. Starting in ... After entering military service, foreigners are eligible for expedited U.S. citizenship...more »

51 immigrants turn US citizens at Patrick Henry's home
Hanover Herald ProgressSeptember 25, 2014

Brock Bakos said that the part of the process that took the longest was when his wife was trying to obtain her green card, before being able to become eligible for citizenship. Silvana was one of the many individuals who lifted their right hand Sept ...more »

Aspen Times Weekly: Love story
Aspen TimesSeptember 25, 2014

“Judge Kennedy's decision essentially ended Tony and Richard's legal strategy and left Tony with 60 days to leave the United States,” Lavi Soloway, the couple's immigration attorney, says in “Limited Partnership.” Sullivan's family in Australia had ...more »

1234

Archive

Legal and Criminal News in 2017
Legal and Criminal News in 2016
Legal and Criminal News in 2015
Legal and Criminal News in 2014
Legal and Criminal News in 2013
Legal and Criminal News in 2012
Legal and Criminal News in 2011
Legal and Criminal News in 2010
Legal and Criminal News in 2009
Legal and Criminal News in 2008
Legal and Criminal News in 2007
Legal and Criminal News in 2006
Legal and Criminal News in 2005
Legal and Criminal News in 2004
Legal and Criminal News in 2003
Legal and Criminal News in 2002
Legal and Criminal News in 2001
Book of the Day in our Store
Share it on TwitterFacebook
When Is It Right to Die?: A Comforting and Surprising Look at Death and DyingWhen Is It Right to Die?: A Comforting and Surprising Look at Death and Dying
by Joni Eareckson Tada
  • List Price: $16.99
  • Price: $11.59
  • You Save: $5.40 (32%)
from
View
Denise L BlauAttorney at LawPRACTICE AREA: Tax Law, Business Law, Aviation
Bruce T BishopAttorney at LawPRACTICE AREA: Personal Injury, Asbestos Litigation, Consumer Protection, Environmental Law, Aviation