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Exodus to Spain? 2.2M Sephardi Jews Offered CitizenshipFree citizenship courses grow in BrooklynLet's step up our game for citizenshipImmigration Executive Orders from Rick Perry and President Barack Obama ...Immigration Executive Orders from Rick Perry and President Barack Obama ...No Man's LandNo Man's LandInternational adoptee faces deportationYou must still be living with your American spouse to avail of 3-year citizenshipVoter registration deadlines suppressed up to 4 million votes in 2012Make the case for Ted Cruz's eligibility for PresidentCan Canadian-born Ted Cruz run for president? (Yes.)BEYOND THE PAPER SCREEN / 'Citizen' a label both coveted and spurnedStupid country? 'I-Squared' immigration lobby hammers U.S. technology workersAvoid Discrimination in the Form I-9 and E-Verify Processes: Updated OSC Flyer

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You must still be living with your American spouse to avail of 3-year citizenship
Philippine StarMarch 28, 2015

Most green card holders may apply for US citizenship after five years residence in the US. However, if married to an American, there is a special “fast-track” route to citizenship, where the green card holder or lawful permanent resident (LPR) may file ...more »

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Exodus to Spain? 2.2M Sephardi Jews Offered Citizenship
JP UpdatesMarch 31, 2015

The government announced on November 19 that it would offer residency permits (the equivalent of a US green card) to foreigners who buy houses priced at more than 160,000 euros ($200,000). This comes in an attempt to revive a seriously ailing real ...more »

Free citizenship courses grow in Brooklyn
New York Daily NewsMarch 31, 2015

“I think one of the main focuses of our fellowship is to make sure that people have access to quality immigration services, because I've seen so many clients who say, 'I paid $7,000 to X and they told me they would get me a green card. And I never ...more »

Let's step up our game for citizenship
The Hill (blog)March 30, 2015

Kwoh is the founding president and executive director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles, the nation's largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. AAAJ-LA is a national ...more »

Immigration Executive Orders from Rick Perry and President Barack Obama ...
Construction Citizen (blog)March 30, 2015

In 1989, following Tiananmen Square, the Bush Administration granted Deferred Enforced Departure to 80,000 Chinese students studying here; According to the Commissioner of the U. S. Immigration and Naturalization Service at that time, this action had ...more »

Immigration Executive Orders from Rick Perry and President Barack Obama ...
Construction Citizen (blog)March 30, 2015

In 1989, following Tiananmen Square, the Bush Administration granted Deferred Enforced Departure to 80,000 Chinese students studying here; According to the Commissioner of the U. S. Immigration and Naturalization Service at that time, this action had ...more »

No Man's Land
5280 | The Denver MagazineMarch 29, 2015

Espino-Paez's father, Juan Espino, was one of those issued a green card as part of the new law, which signified his newfound lawful permanent residency. Of course, Espino-Paez would not have known much about any of this when he settled in Weld County.more »

No Man's Land
5280 | The Denver MagazineMarch 29, 2015

Espino-Paez's father, Juan Espino, was one of those issued a green card as part of the new law, which signified his newfound lawful permanent residency. Of course, Espino-Paez would not have known much about any of this when he settled in Weld County.more »

International adoptee faces deportation
The ColumbianMarch 29, 2015

Ironically, Crapser said he never crossed paths with any Korean natives in America until this story started getting out; lately there's been outcry on his behalf via social media, and advocates like Vollmers' A Gazillion Voices Magazine and 18 Million ...more »

You must still be living with your American spouse to avail of 3-year citizenship
Philippine StarMarch 28, 2015

Most green card holders may apply for US citizenship after five years residence in the US. However, if married to an American, there is a special “fast-track” route to citizenship, where the green card holder or lawful permanent resident (LPR) may file ...more »

Voter registration deadlines suppressed up to 4 million votes in 2012
AMERICAblog (blog)March 27, 2015

Jon Green recently graduated from Kenyon College with a B.A. in Political Science and high honors in Political Cognition. He worked as a field organizer for Congressman Tom .... Birth certificates prove nothing. An U.S.A. citizen does not have to be ...more »

Make the case for Ted Cruz's eligibility for President
RenewAmericaMarch 24, 2015

The Left had hissy fits over any questioning of Barack Obama's natural born citizenship status, even though Obama's father, as far as I am aware, never secured a green card, as did Ted Cruz's father. That green card established Cruz senior as a ...more »

Can Canadian-born Ted Cruz run for president? (Yes.)
VoxMarch 23, 2015

His father, Rafael Cruz, was a Cuban national who had received a green card while living in the US (he eventually became a US citizen in 2005). Under American ... Cruz's mother easily cleared that bar, so his citizenship is not debatable. Cruz also ...more »

BEYOND THE PAPER SCREEN / 'Citizen' a label both coveted and spurned
The Japan NewsMarch 20, 2015

By Sawa Kurotani / Special to The Japan NewsIn the early 1990s there was a popular movie called “Green Card.” Georges, a Frenchman overstaying his visa in the United States, enters into a marriage of convenience with American woman Bronte to obtain ...more »

Stupid country? 'I-Squared' immigration lobby hammers U.S. technology workers
Watchdog.orgMarch 18, 2015

“There is no statutory authority whatsoever for aliens to work on student visas, but over the years the Immigration and Naturalization Service and DHS have allowed such work through regulation,” asserts Miano, who is representing WashTech. Sen. ... “If ...more »

Avoid Discrimination in the Form I-9 and E-Verify Processes: Updated OSC Flyer
JD Supra (press release)March 17, 2015

Employers must not ask for specific documents – for example, “green card” or “work permit.” If an employee ... For example, do not reject valid List C documents, such as naturalization certificates, Forms I-94 with asylum stamps, or unexpired Reentry ...more »

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