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New study says more naturalized immigrants could boost economy

As many Los Angeles residents are aware, we are living in uncertain economic times. While the bricks are being laid to a better financial future, nothing is a guarantee. This is especially important for immigrants who are awaiting naturalization or are here illegally, as they face unique difficulties in earning decent wages. Well a new [...]

By |2018-04-04T18:09:05+00:00December 20th, 2012|Categories: U.S. Citizenship, Uncategorized|Tags: , |Comments Off on New study says more naturalized immigrants could boost economy

Workshops, legal consultation can help citizenship applicants

Applying for U.S. citizenship is not as simple as filing out a few documents and getting your approval through the mail. This is not meant to discourage people who qualify for citizenship from applying -- it is merely something to realize going into the process. Obtaining U.S. citizenship can be complicated, and it that can [...]

By |2018-03-28T17:00:05+00:00December 4th, 2012|Categories: H-1B Visas, Immigration News, U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Workshops, legal consultation can help citizenship applicants

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 [...]

By |2018-04-20T16:52:17+00:00April 20th, 2012|Categories: Employment-Based Immigration, U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Law student may not be admitted to Bar exam due to illegal status

Massive naturalization ceremony sees 8,000 become US citizens

It was an emotional day for some 8,000 California residents, as they officially became citizens of the United States earlier this week. The Los Angeles Convention Center hosted the ceremony, which included a congratulatory message from President Barack Obama and, ultimately, their naturalization certificates. The large crowd may be an indication of a presidential election [...]

By |2019-03-08T22:53:36+00:00March 23rd, 2012|Categories: U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Massive naturalization ceremony sees 8,000 become US citizens

Star women’s cross country runner facing deportation

Ayded Reyes attends Southwestern College just outside of San Diego. She is the highest ranked women's junior college cross country runner in the state, a community activist who volunteers her time with the elderly, and still maintains a 3.5 grade point average. By all accounts, she is an outstanding citizen of the United States. The [...]

By |2019-03-08T21:58:31+00:00January 10th, 2012|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Immigration News, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Star women’s cross country runner facing deportation