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Opinion: The real citizenship storyHelp Is Needed For International Adoptees Caught In A Legal -- And Stateless -- QuagmireGlen Ridge area eventsDo It! Participate in the Process -- Become a Citizen!Kent-area community calendar | June 29Volunteers help immigrants though naturalizationCitizenship celebration: Local volunteers help immigrants though naturalizationMy Family Was UndocumentedBecoming American: 41 Southeast Alaskans become U.S. citizensLiving a dream and becoming an AmericanStudy: Muslim citizenship outpacing non-Muslims in USWhy I Became an American Citizen | EssayCommittee passes citizenship bill for Chinese spousesFamily's journey puts human face on Supreme Court's immigration rulingFamily's journey puts human face on Supreme Court's immigration ruling

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Dr. Laura Fry: The new Americans
Concord MonitorJune 5, 2016

To become naturalized is a multi-step process and is an option to refugees, among others, who have had their green card for five years. Part of the process is that one has to pass an examination in English and civics. If there is a medical reason that ...more »

United States Government says LA Gay Couple's 1975 Marriage is Valid
thepridela.comJune 7, 2016

The green card, granting Anthony permanent resident status in the United States, was issued on the 41st anniversary of his Boulder, Colorado marriage to Richard — a same-sex marriage that remained in the record and which was never invalidated by ...more »

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Opinion: The real citizenship story
Fox News LatinoJune 30, 2016

It can incentivize citizenship over green card renewal, keep the cost of naturalization affordable and within reach of everyone and ensure LPRs are equipped with the information and resources to empower them to pursue citizenship. It is a lost ...more »

Help Is Needed For International Adoptees Caught In A Legal -- And Stateless -- Quagmire
Huffington PostJune 30, 2016

Adoptees - including those born in this country and therefore naturalized citizens - are denied access to their own original birth certificate in the majority of US states. These discriminatory laws sealing birth certificates from the person named ...more »

Glen Ridge area events
NorthJersey.comJune 30, 2016

... U.S. Passport, an original or certified copy of your birth certificate, a consular report of birth abroad or a naturalization certificate. You will also need proof of your identity such as a current valid driver's license or a government issued ID ...more »

Do It! Participate in the Process -- Become a Citizen!
Huffington PostJune 29, 2016

To legal permanent residents considering naturalization, I say: DO IT! You live here, you pay taxes, so you should be participating in ... judge told the Immigration and Naturalization Service: “Fix it.” A few weeks later, my mother's green card ...more »

Kent-area community calendar | June 29
Kent ReporterJune 29, 2016

Green Kent Work Party: 9 a.m.-noon, July 16, Lake Fenwick Park, 25828 Lake Fenwick Road, Kent. Voluneers to remove unwanted ... After learning about some soccer playing, sumo wrestling and card driving robots, try your hand at building a battle-proof ...more »

Volunteers help immigrants though naturalization
The New Orleans AdvocateJune 28, 2016

Today, though, the results of that experiment are the envy of the world: In 2015, 729,995 people from around the globe became naturalized Americans, according to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. About 3,500 of them applied through the New ...more »

Citizenship celebration: Local volunteers help immigrants though naturalization
The New Orleans AdvocateJune 28, 2016

Today, though, the results of that experiment are the envy of the world: In 2015, 729,995 people from around the globe became naturalized Americans, according to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. About 3,500 of them applied through the New ...more »

My Family Was Undocumented
AFL-CIO (blog)June 28, 2016

In the end, thanks to my mom, as she forever reminds us, we got papers, green cards, naturalization certificates. We have lived the American dream, my parents worked their asses off for 30 years, running a family restaurant, my brother and I learned ...more »

Becoming American: 41 Southeast Alaskans become U.S. citizens
Juneau Empire (subscription)June 28, 2016

I wouldn't have understood anyway what was going on and I probably wouldn't have cried like I did at Juneau's naturalization ceremony at the federal courthouse when 41 people took an Oath of Allegiance and became citizens of the United States. When ...more »

Living a dream and becoming an American
Juneau Empire (subscription)June 28, 2016

I wouldn't have understood anyway what was going on and I probably wouldn't have cried like I did at Juneau's naturalization ceremony at the federal courthouse when 41 people took an Oath of Allegiance and became citizens of the United States. When ...more »

Study: Muslim citizenship outpacing non-Muslims in US
WND.comJune 27, 2016

Leo Hohmann is a news editor for WND. He has been a reporter and editor at several suburban newspapers in the Atlanta and Charlotte, North Carolina, areas and also served as managing editor of Triangle Business Journal in Raleigh, North Carolina.more »

Why I Became an American Citizen | Essay
POPSUGARJune 27, 2016

I would have been allowed to live in the US forever with a green card and as a legal resident, but I felt American as much as I felt Peruvian. For me, having a naturalization certificate said I chose to be part of this country as much as I chose to be ...more »

Committee passes citizenship bill for Chinese spouses
Taipei TimesJune 27, 2016

Chinese spouses protest outside the legislature in Taipei yesterday, calling on legislators to reduce the length of residency required before Chinese spouses are able to obtain Republic of China citizenship and a national identity card. ... At issue ...more »

Family's journey puts human face on Supreme Court's immigration ruling
CatholicPhilly.comJune 27, 2016

Inside was the green card proving her legal residence. Catholic Charities helped Marina navigate the bureaucracy and continue her journey toward becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen. Even after she passed the citizenship test, the U.S. Citizenship and ...more »

Family's journey puts human face on Supreme Court's immigration ruling
Catholic News ServiceJune 24, 2016

Inside was the green card proving her legal residence. Catholic Charities helped Marina navigate the bureaucracy and continue her journey toward becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen. Even after she passed the citizenship test, the U.S. Citizenship and ...more »

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