Green Card & Naturalization. Legal news and articles for May 11 - 23, 2017

Homeland Security Wants to Deport Him, But One US Navy Vet is Beating the Odds -- So FarPreserve your green card while applying to become a citizenThunder Q&A: What we know about Enes Kanter's difficult weekendThirty-Eight New American Citizens Take Oath In GainesvilleLiving in Limbo: DoD Rule Change Stalls Path to CitizenshipPath to U.S. citizenship can be time consuming, costly40 new U.S. citizens from 25 countries take oath in ceremony5 immigration cases before SCOTUS. How will the high court rule?How the path to US citizenship works for immigrantsCA: City, Airport, and Chamber of Commerce Join Program to Help Immigrants Become CitizensCity, Airport, and Chamber of Commerce join program to help ...Resisting the politics of fearHandball Inside Interview with Team USA's Rene IngramWe should be celebrating every new citizenKeep Legal Immigrants Legal: Maintain USCIS' rule providing job ...

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Over 100 immigrants become American citizens in Spokane Valley ceremony
The Spokesman-ReviewMay 2, 2017

To be eligible for naturalization a person must fulfill a list of requirements including being 18 years of age and a lawful permanent resident (a green card holder). The person must also have lived in the United States for at least five years, and be ...more »

Credit card rap may be bar to U.S. citizenship
New York Daily NewsMay 8, 2017

He has been a permanent resident since 1975, but he has lost his green card. Can he get a new one? Can he become a U.S. citizen? A: My guess is that your brother can get a new green card or become a U.S. citizen. But please have him follow Wernick's ...more »

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Homeland Security Wants to Deport Him, But One US Navy Vet is Beating the Odds -- So Far
NBC Bay AreaMay 23, 2017

After he served his prison sentence, Sotelo discovered he was being deported. That's because of a Bill Clinton-era law that expanded the range of crimes that could trigger deportation. They're known as “aggravated felonies,” and they include a wide ...more »

Preserve your green card while applying to become a citizen
New York Daily NewsMay 23, 2017

Check the waiting time for getting a green card. I agree. Filing the form will preserve your green card while you wait to naturalize. The immigration statutes allow active duty members of the military to naturalize no matter their immigration status ...more »

Thunder Q&A: What we know about Enes Kanter's difficult weekend
NewsOK.comMay 23, 2017

The green card Kanter got last year is a first step in the process of naturalization as a U.S. citizen. But naturalization requires five years of permanent resident status before Kanter can take the required citizenship test. He said he'll try to speed ...more »

Thirty-Eight New American Citizens Take Oath In Gainesville
WUFTMay 19, 2017

Torres took part in a monthly naturalization ceremony at the Federal Courthouse in Downtown Gainesville. While Torres wanted to become a citizen for the future of his kids, Toyita Musso wanted the safety ... planned seven more naturalization ceremonies ...more »

Living in Limbo: DoD Rule Change Stalls Path to Citizenship
Military.comMay 19, 2017

U.S. troops recite their oath of allegiance as they are sworn in as naturalized citizens on Nov. 2, 2012, at Bagram Airfield in ... Green-card holders, who are permanent residents but not citizens, are not subject to the rules, she said. "The new rule ...more »

Path to U.S. citizenship can be time consuming, costly
WBAL BaltimoreMay 19, 2017

Just to apply for permanent residence or a green card, it could cost more than $1,200 per person. Then, the actual ... Historically, one of the major complaints from applicants about the naturalization process is not knowing the status of their case ...more »

40 new U.S. citizens from 25 countries take oath in ceremony
Gainesville SunMay 18, 2017

To naturalize, candidates 18 and up must file Form N-400 for a $640 fee (plus a biometric services/fingerprinting fee of $85 for those under 75). Once they pass a background check, hold a green card for at least 5 years (3, if married to an American ...more »

5 immigration cases before SCOTUS. How will the high court rule?
Conservative ReviewMay 16, 2017

This class action suit attracted a modicum of media attention last fall, as it was heard less than a month after Donald Trump's electoral win. The question at hand is whether aliens who are inadmissible under federal immigration law and who are ...more »

How the path to US citizenship works for immigrants
Newsworks.orgMay 15, 2017

With a green card in hand and at least five years of U.S. residency, immigrants can then complete the naturalization process to become a citizen. About 1 million immigrants a year come to the U.S. legally. Visa-seekers must pass FBI and other ...more »

CA: City, Airport, and Chamber of Commerce Join Program to Help Immigrants Become Citizens
AviationPros.comMay 14, 2017

The organizations on Friday announced a partnership with the New American Workforce, an organization that helps eligible green card holders pursue U.S. citizenship. The project, an initiative under the National Immigration Forum, is active in eight ...more »

City, Airport, and Chamber of Commerce join program to help ...
The San Diego Union-TribuneMay 12, 2017

San Diego city, the airport, and the chamber of commerce have joined a program that helps immigrant workers become American citizens, adding a seal of ...more »

Resisting the politics of fear
Superior TelegramMay 12, 2017

To do so means that one recognizes that citizenship is not simply bestowed by a protective piece of paper (a birth certificate, a "green card," a certificate of naturalization) but by the fulfillment of one's responsibilities to one's fellow human ...more »

Handball Inside Interview with Team USA's Rene Ingram
Team Handball NewsMay 11, 2017

You are playing in the Pan American Championships with the US National team. How do you have two citizenships? RENE INGRAM: My parents worked many years in the US and acquired a green card and naturalization, so they are able to pass on the US ...more »

We should be celebrating every new citizen
Kitsap SunMay 11, 2017

He was among the more than a half million immigrants who become citizens each year, although the total number, including green card holders, is about twice that. Some people think that becoming an American is too easy, that we should build higher ...more »

Keep Legal Immigrants Legal: Maintain USCIS' rule providing job ...
Utah BusinessMay 11, 2017

President Trump and Congress should keep USCIS' new rule, which keeps America great by allowing skilled foreign workers to lend their talents and skills to ...more »

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