U.S. Citizenship

Administrative Denaturalization: A Grim Reality

The INS' rule states that it may reopen a naturalization proceeding and revoke naturalization if it obtains some specific "credible and probative evidence." The Ninth Circuit court of Appeals in Gorbach v. Reno recently dealt a serious blow to thousands of individuals who may have obtained their Naturalization certificate by mistake or [...]

Administrative Denaturalization: A Grim Reality

100-year-old woman becomes U.S. citizen

It has been said that you are never too old to learn or try something new. Perhaps it can also be said that you are never too old to become a citizen of the United States. Many people may give up on their dream of citizenship after they reach a certain age, but one woman living in [...]

100-year-old woman becomes U.S. citizen

Former Olympic figure skaters from Russia become U.S. citizens

For many people living in Los Angeles, becoming a U.S. citizen may seem like an unobtainable dream. However, with only a handful of requirements, it may be easier than you think. In order to obtain citizenship, a person has to be 18 years old or older and have lived for at least five years in [...]

Former Olympic figure skaters from Russia become U.S. citizens

California immigrant official arrested for accepting bribes

As civil servants, immigration officials in the Los Angeles area are charged with conducting themselves in a manner that is respectable and fair. Immigration officers may have a wide range of tasks assigned to them, but they typically advise immigrants on the law regarding entering and living in the United States. They may also have [...]

California immigrant official arrested for accepting bribes

Deported US veterans lose benefits, have few options once removed

Though U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement does not track the number of U.S. military veterans that are deported, it happens all the time -- and according to one such deported veteran who has set up a shelter in Mexico for such people, there are roughly 12,000 deported U.S. veterans. It is a confusing and seemingly [...]

Deported US veterans lose benefits, have few options once removed

Law student may not be admitted to Bar exam due to illegal status

No matter what laws are passed, the matter of illegal immigrants holding jobs in the U.S. will always spark controversy. The fact is, illegal immigrants who are employed work hard to provide for themselves and their families, despite usually being mistreated in their workspace and even though they risk revealing their lack of citizenship. So [...]

Law student may not be admitted to Bar exam due to illegal status
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