Tag Archives: Citizenship

Trump policy and coronavirus leave agency bankrupt, tens of thousands of potential voters in limbo

She’ll tell them: Her long wait is over. She’s an American now. ...

US immigration agency prepares to furlough more than half of its workforce

The agency's depleted funds appear to be the result of the administration's policies that decreased the number of petitions -- and thus fees -- received by USCIS, said Sarah Pierce, a policy analyst for the US Immigratio ...

The Hill interview: NAACP president puts Trump DACA actions alongside Dred Scott decision

“It should never be put into a partisan posture. It should always be viewed from: Is this a part of the broader integrity of who we are as a country? And that question will be on the ballot in November,” he added. ...

In the COVID-19 era, they become U.S. citizens in a drive-through

To protect against coronavirus, newly minted Americans have been granted citizenship via drive-through naturalization ceremonies. ...

Trump Administration Faces Bipartisan Calls to End Citizenship Delays

Lawmakers from both parties are urging the Trump administration to conduct the oath remotely to make up for a pause in naturalization ceremonies during the health crisis. ...

The Complicated Truth About What U.S. Citizenship Means Today

Four years ago, while I was visiting New York for a literary event, I took my daughter and niece to see the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. It was a cloudy day in June, but the air was thick with humid heat. Both gir ...

Same-sex couple sues State Department over denial of daughter’s citizenship

A same-sex American couple whose daughter was denied birthright citizenship filed suit against the State Department on Thursday, joining a growing list of LGBTQ families turning to litigation to combat the policy. ...

Deported Army Veteran Returns to US in Bid to Become Citizen

Family members and friends from the church stood by Perez's side Tuesday, many of them offering warm hugs and prayers. ...

Kamala Harris’s plan to provide DREAMers a pathway to citizenship, explained

Given the congressional gridlock, she plans to use executive action. ...

Some legal immigrants in marijuana jobs denied citizenship

Colorado officials are warning legal immigrants that working in the state’s marijuana industry could jeopardize their legal status, after two people said they were denied U.S. citizenship because of their jobs. ...

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