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Trump's immigration order doesn't affect citizenship applications5 Questions About The Law And Trump's Immigration OrderWhat Trump's Executive Order on Immigration Does—and Doesn't DoCharleston Gazette-Mail | Mexican-American EMT honored for ...USCIS Naturalization Software Too Error-Prone, Report SaysUSCIS Naturalization Software Too Error-Prone, Report SaysDHS OIG Issues 'Urgent Recommendation' to Avoid Using Electronic Naturalization ProcessingHomeland Security Today: IG: USCIS Needs to Halt ELIS for ...Immigrants rush to win citizenship before Trump takes power

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Trump's immigration order doesn't affect citizenship applications
QuartzJanuary 31, 2017

“USCIS will continue to adjudicate N-400 applications for naturalization and administer the oath of citizenship consistent with prior practices,” a spokesman for the agency wrote in an email to Quartz referencing the form used to apply for US ...more »

5 Questions About The Law And Trump's Immigration Order
NPRJanuary 29, 2017

And travelers from seven countries — Iraq, Iran, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Libya and Somalia — are barred for 90 days. Border Patrol agents and lawyers said the order and statements by top White House officials have not made clear how Green Card holders, ...more »

What Trump's Executive Order on Immigration Does—and Doesn't Do
The AtlanticJanuary 29, 2017

The executive order applies only to non-U.S. citizens, so anyone with U.S. citizenship—whether that person in natural-born or naturalized—is not affected. But on Sunday, Reince Preibus, the White House ... On Saturday this included individuals who ...more »

Charleston Gazette-Mail | Mexican-American EMT honored for ...
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)January 27, 2017

Rod Cardenas sits with his wife, Amber, and son, 7-year-old Elias. The Kanawha County EMT and native of Mexico was recognized Friday for gaining his U.S. ...more »

USCIS Naturalization Software Too Error-Prone, Report Says
Law360 (subscription)January 25, 2017

The OIG's office confirmed to Law360 on Tuesday that the current ELIS system only processes a few types of immigration requests, including electronic immigration fee payments and green card replacement requests. Adding naturalization applications to ...more »

USCIS Naturalization Software Too Error-Prone, Report Says
Law360 (subscription)January 24, 2017

The OIG's office confirmed to Law360 on Tuesday that the current ELIS system only processes a few types of immigration requests, including electronic immigration fee payments and green card replacement requests. Adding naturalization applications to ...more »

DHS OIG Issues 'Urgent Recommendation' to Avoid Using Electronic Naturalization Processing
CNSNews.comJanuary 24, 2017

“In the wrong hands, Green Cards may enable terrorists, criminals, and illegal aliens to remain in the United States and access immigrant benefits. Responding to card issuance errors has also resulted in additional workload and corresponding costs, ...more »

Homeland Security Today: IG: USCIS Needs to Halt ELIS for ...
HSTodayJanuary 24, 2017

Homeland Security Today is the leading source for independent news and analysis on homeland security affairs.more »

Immigrants rush to win citizenship before Trump takes power
CrosscutJanuary 9, 2017

She's not alone: To be eligible for citizenship, you must be a legal permanent resident, or green-card holder, for at least five years (three if you're married to a U.S. citizen). But nationally, those who naturalize spend a median of seven years in ...more »

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